"우리 어머니께서 야채를 씻으신다."

Translation:My mother washes vegetables.

September 17, 2017

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/LiKenun

A lot of verbs have single-syllable roots which are less memorable to some. A mnemonic I found for this one is:

If you have on your hands, 으십시요!

September 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ErnestineO

Do you think 씻다 related to the Chinese word for wash (洗)?

October 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/IceCreamCrackers

What is 씻 supposed to sound like?

September 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Lee979357

By itself, sheet.

September 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/raemation

When is 께서 used? I have trouble remembering that...

September 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ElliottThomlison

Isn't it just the honorific ending in place of 이/가?

September 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CarmyLu

When you are talking about someone you should show high regards for, like a parent, teacher, or grandparent.

October 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Inflammatrix

우리 is translated as "my". Why?

May 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Sophia_Fung

In Korean, if you talk about family or your home using 우리(의) is more common. So in this case, the literal translation is "our mother". But in English we would always use "my" so in this case it's translated like that.

May 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/HelloMichaelh

"the vegetables" was counted wrong

September 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BlessingAv

What's wrong with "My mother cleans the vegetables?" it should be right

March 24, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Sub-T0-PewDiePie

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July 31, 2018
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