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"저는 가방 없이 학교에 가요."

Translation:I go to school without a bag.

September 16, 2017



Rock hard, you rebel


Without the second half of this sentence, my mind would have forever wondered, what a weird fetish xD


저는 가방 없이 學校에 가요.

<h1>8/14/2020 Update</h1>

Sentence breakdown:

  • 저는  ← (I) + (topic marker)
  • 가방  ← 가방 (bag) かばん
  • 없이  ← 다 (to not have/to lack/to be nonexistent) + (adverbial ending)
  • 학교에學校 (school) + (locative marker)
  • 가요  ← 다 (to go) + ㅏ요 (polite ending)

Color-coded word mapping:

  • 저는 [(가방 없이) 학교에 가요].
  • I [go to school (without a bag)].

[deactivated user]

    If we were trying to be exact 저는 かばん없이 學校에 가요.


    Now we’ve got one chimera of a sentence!


    Hold on, I'm confused, I know that Kevin used 學校 to replace 학교, but why use hiragana to replace 가방? I thought that only hanja was used besides Korean in some circumstances, not Japanese.

    [deactivated user]

      가방 is a Japanese derived word


      Fine, I'll bite. Does that mean no カバン goes with you to school, or that you have an underling to carry it for you?


      I see that hanja is harder than kanji, 學校vs学校


      Whereas the (mainland) Chinese and Japanese continued using 漢字 and decided to simplify the characters themselves, the Koreans decided to make the leap to a pure alphabetical script. Thus, there was never any need to create a simplified standard for 漢字.


      Backpack should be accepted


      Backpack is 배낭


      MOLLE should be accepted


      What is wrong with: "I go without a bag to school."?


      Do you actually talk like that? Just curious...


      Can someone explain why "I go to the school without a bag." is wrong?

      [deactivated user]

        Let's break down why 'I go without a bag to school' is correct and should be accepted, besides being an obvious either/or situation in English.

        저는 - I

        가방 없이 - without a bag

        하교에 - to school

        가요 - go

        The word order -demands- that 'without a bag' comes before 'to school.'

        There should be no penalty for writing it that way.


        People will understand what you mean for sure, but it doesn't sound perfectly right to me. Maybe you could get away with "I, without a bag, go to school." But I'm not sure how they feel about throwing in commas


        Why not 가방 have particle 이?

        How to say "I go to school without carrying a bag"?

        Is it "저는 가방을 가지고 있는 없이 학교에 가요" ?


        how would 있다 be in the '없이' form? cause 있이 sounds kinda odd to me


        If without is 없이 then what does have mean 있이? Or is it just 있는 lol


        I keep unconsciously thinking MY in these types of sentences even though it's not explicitly stated... :-(


        I think "without my bag" is an appropriate translation since "my" isn't always explicitly stated where it can be implied. If it's not accepted I would try to flag it.


        I go to school with no bag is also correct


        adverbs go before the word they're modifying right? why is the adverb '없이' after the noun '사방'?


        없이” is not modifying “가방” here. Rather, it should be seen as one unit meaning “bookbag-less.” “저는 가방 없이 학교에 가요” could be read literally as “I, bookbag-less, to school, go.”


        oh thats actually pretty weird. '가방 없이' is an adverb then. probably would explain why there's no particle after '가방'


        It can get pretty long as more parts are tacked on. And some expressions using it can be condensed into one word in English.

        그 정당의 대표는 아무 반대 없이 재선되었다.

        The party’s representative was reëlected without any opposition.

        The party’s representative was reëlected unopposed.

        그는 내게 말도 없이 급히 지나갔다.

        He hastily passed by without even saying anything to me.

        단어 hour첫 음이 대기음 없이 발음된다.

        The word hour is pronounced without aspiration of the initial sound.

        • 첫 음은 대기음이 없다. ~ The first sound does not have aspiration.

        이 고기는 더할 나위 없이 연하다.

        This meat is extremely tender.

        • 더할 나위가 없다. ~ There is no need to do more (because it is already saturated or at its peak).


        This is great explanation but earlier 없는 was introduced to mean something similar to this. Literally there was something like 가방이 없는 아이 so I was wondering what is the difference between 가방이 없는 and 가방 없이 ? is it just a matter of subject marker vs topic marker? or something else? thank you in advance!


        ⟨가방 없이⟩ is modifying the verb ⟨가다⟩ to mean that you are “going baglessly.” It’s not “bundled” as a unit with ⟨저⟩ but the verb ⟨가다⟩.

        ⟨가방 없이 가다⟩ ~ to go without a bag

        ⟨가방 없는⟩ would have to modify a noun like ⟨저⟩ instead to mean “I, who is without a bag.” It’s “bundled” as a unit with ⟨저⟩ and not the verb ⟨가다⟩.

        ⟨가방 없는 저⟩ ~ I, who is without a bag

        You cannot use ⟨없는⟩ to modify the verb, and you cannot use ⟨없이⟩ to modify a noun.

        Scroll back up to the top to see how the words are “bundled”: https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/24476764?comment_id=24476765


        Why can't we say "a school"


        ooo duo bad boy with tattoos and a motorbike


        You shouldn't have called me out like that

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