"What food is delicious?"

Translation:무슨 음식이 맛있습니까?

September 20, 2017

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I thought it was 음식이 무슨 맛있음니까 ??


무슨 is a determiner, so it should be followed by a noun; your sentence is ungrammatical.


What is the difference between 무엇 and 무슨?


무엇/뭐 is the pronoun what whereas 무슨 is the determiner what. A pronoun can stand in the place of a noun whereas a determiner needs a noun (like the words "the", "a", "an", "this", etc.). Take a look at these examples:

무엇입니까? -> It is what? -> What is it?

무슨 책입니까? -> It is what book? What book is it?

입니까? -> It is a book? -> Is it a book?

Note the two different whats. 무슨입니까? is ungrammatical because 무슨 can't replace a noun.


That sounds more like what kind of taste is in the food


Okay, thank you ! ^^


In Busan? Jeongguk knows (͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)


yall getting outta hand☠️


아 네 ㅎㅎ


Can someone explain why the words are in this order please. In all the other examples the question word is in the middle. Why does it begin this one


Question words do not have to be in the middle. In this example, there is no middle since what food is the subject as a whole, not food alone.


Good question. For me, the correct answer it gave was not even a choice. 뭔 음식이 맛있습니까? Why was it not 무앗 음식이 맛있습니까?


I am not sure what you mean by a choice, but "뭔 음식이 맛있습니까?" is accepted. 무엇 is a pronoun, not a determiner, so it cannot come before a noun but should stand alone.


I'm still unsure when I should use 이 or 은 (I can tell when to use 는 because it needs a vowel before it. Same goes for 가 I think). And I know when to use 을 or 를 more or less... But yeah, sometimes I can interchange 이 and 은 but sometimes one is accepted but one isn't.


There are many answers to this both on the forum and in various websites and videos -(in fact, this is such a commonly asked question I am surprised you haven't stumbled upon an answer yet)- but here are some good explanations to get you started;

1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOy8bBId3zU

2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCxLNRLntc0

3: http://www.learnkoreanlp.com/2011/12/subject-particles.html

4: http://www.learnkoreanlanguage.com/Particles.html

은/는 have the same usage, the only difference is 는 is used after a vowel -which you already know.

이/가 have the same usage, the only difference is 가 is used after a vowel -which you also already know.

은/는 are usually used for more general statements: "dogs eat meat" whereas 이/가 are for more specific sentences "The dog eats meat" There are also other nuances around these, so I suggest you look at a couple of the sources above to give yourself a better idea of it.

Hope this helped :)


Makes no sense.... in the previous example "What move is this?" What had to come after the word movie, now in this one, What has to come before the word food.... smh


I dont get the 무슨 thing. Some are placed before the noun some in a middle??? How do i correctly place it because these two ways of using it is confusing me and irritated me......


i was super confused too so i did some searching and this is what i can undestand; 무슨 is a pronoun so it takes the place of a noun. 무엇 would be the equivilant article so would go before the noun it is refering to but has the same meaning - 'what'. so if you want it to go at the begining use 무엇 then the noun. if you want it to be the noun use 무슨 in the noun position.


I like banana milk:)


어느 음식이 맛있습니까? <-- can be accepted?


Which food is delicious?


Shouldn't the English be "which food is delicious" ?


Which is 어느. What is 무슨.


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