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Translation:A home

October 10, 2017

17 Comments


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

This can translate as house or houses depending on context, but none is given. Why is it being marked incorrectly if I write house?

October 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ash-Fred
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Both are currently accepted.

November 1, 2018

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

These people need to update the beta version. Its really annoying when I get something wrong when it's right.

March 17, 2018

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

This can translate as house or houses depending on context, but none is given. Why is it being marked incorrectly if I write house?

October 10, 2017

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

Agreed, I think house should be accepted, unless I'm missing something

March 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lily255575

Can 'house' be added? No context to suggest it's a plural 'houses'.

March 8, 2018

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

I agree, "house" should be accepted as a correct answer here.

March 15, 2018

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

I saw this and instantly started singing the first few lines of N.O. :D This is one of the few words that I knew before I started this

March 27, 2018

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

same

May 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/parknana5

its jip or jib?

June 4, 2018

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

chib as ㅈsounds like ch at the beginning of a word.

December 10, 2018

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

Can 집 be used as both "house" and "home"?

February 19, 2019

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

And if yes, how do you express the difference between just a house and your or somebody else's home?

February 19, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ash-Fred
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Yes, and can you give me an example where the meaning could get ambiguous?

April 3, 2019

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

In English, a home and a house are the same thing (however they are slightly different in a metaphorical and poetic sense).

March 13, 2018

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

Home is way more broad than house even in the literal sense, as it generally means any place in which you live, while a house is very specific, meaning a man-made building consisting of (generally) a single residential unit (as opposed to an apartment which is a building containing multiple residential units, for example). A home, even literally speaking, doesn't even have to refer to a building--it can refer to a geographical location (usually a city, for example, "playing at home" in sports refers to playing in the city where the team lives, not playing in a house).

December 30, 2018

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

I remember this by thinking about living in a Jeep.

December 30, 2018
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