"이 학생"

Translation:This student

September 15, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John19delta

이 seems to be short for 이것. Can a fluent speaker confirm please?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wintertriangles

I mentioned on another post, but 이, 그, and 저 all stand by themselves respectively as "this", "the/that," and "that (over there)." Likewise 것 stands alone as "thing." You'll see 이 그 and 저 used before any noun.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexanderA608366

"That student" is wrong, in this case?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SmrtChka

Yes. "that student" would be 그 학생


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/haidarahhusain

That student: - 그 학생 if the student near the listener (away from speaker) - 저 학생 if the student away from both speaker and listener.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/haidarahhusain

That student: - 그 학생 if the student near listener (away from speaker) - 저 학생 if the student away from both listener and speaker


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/its.RAY

True, 이 학생 would be this student.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/REETANJALI6

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