"Fish"

Translation:물고기

September 24, 2017

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/malurian

생선 is fish as food. Live fish is 물고기

September 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/RandyAlexa

Isn't 물고기 literally "water meat"?

October 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/akira379

Oh my god, beautiful

October 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tessabanessa

Tears is also 눈물 which lit. translates to eye water.

October 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrew590503

In direct translation, yes.

October 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/m80126colin

There are some words with similar structure: 1. 발끝 toe - 발 is "foot" and 끝 means "end" 2. 손목 wrist - 손 "hand" and 목 "neck" translates directly "the neck of hand"

November 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Jonas51053

What if youre eating a fish alive? 물고기 먹었어요?

September 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrew590503

Actually, raw fish is hwea. 희를 먹고 있읍니다. I'm not sure about eating an alive fish though.

September 26, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/DustinStei1

October 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrew590503

Yes, that is correct! I hope it helped!

October 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Ash-Fred
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Yes.

February 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrew590503

Yes it is.

September 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/angelstring

other way around

August 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AricAdam

Is it only to fish or any sea life in general?

October 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Andrew590503

To my knowledge, it's any kind of form, but not squids, octopi, and eels. There are more like sharks, and seaweed. By the way, in Korea, if it's someone's birthday, you cook seaweed soup, and the family eats it.

December 25, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AolaniMG

I need some help identifying the difference between 생선 and 물고기. Does the first one refer to fish in general and the second refer to fish as food?

February 24, 2019
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