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" 아니면 양파가 필요해요?"

Translation:Do you need scallions or onions?

September 29, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nate896107

Scallions = green onions. Both should be accepted.


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

leek = green onion = scallion


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

Leeks are different


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

This would be so much easier if there weren't so many different ways to refer to onions! In American English, 파 could be 'green onions', 'spring onions', or 'scallions.' 양파 is something like 'western onion,' but to an American is probably a generic cooking onion, which could be specified as a 'yellow onion,' larger 'white onion,' also sometimes called a 'Spanish onion' ...unfortunately this is not an easy translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hoochy2

Also, green onions = spring onions

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