"저는 책을 씁니다."
Translation:I write a book.
i answer "i write book" and it is said that i use the wrong word, the correct answer is "i write books" but here in discussion the translation is "i write a book". Please help which one is true. Thank you.
It can be either "I write books" (without "a") or "I write a book". As I understand, Korean doesn't differentiate between singular or plural.
However, "I write book" is just not grammatically correct in english.
Unless you have the multiple choice in which you have to choose all correct answers.
Yes, with countable nouns in English you have to use an article when using the singular. (A book, the book, or books; a mountain, the mountain, or mountains, etc.) However, with uncountable nouns and sometimes with place nouns, you should use the singular without the indefinite article (water, not a water; air, not an air; salt, not a salt; etc.).
Simply because it didn't give me the plural option "books" we have to answer "I write a book"
From what I know, 제 means My so the context of your sentence is different to the example.
How are you supposed to know if 쓰다 here means "I write a book" or "I use a book"?
Here it means "write". When you use a book, you read it and there is a different verb for that.
Direct object marker,
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"I writes a book" are wrong? Idk with duolingo system, but sometimes when i made a mistake the system is correcting me and said "u have a typo". But why when i do a little mistake like only different s or am is not accepted?
Yes, a typo is accepted if it does not make a different word. This is an error, because it is the wrong verb conjugation for this pronoun. Duolingo is teaching you the correct grammar of verb conjugation.
I write, you write, he, she or it writes, we write, you write (plural), they write So we only add the s for third person singular pronouns. I know this is hard for people who come from a language where the verb stays the same for all pronouns, but be thankful that English does not have a completely different ending for each pronoun. Some languages have many more different endings which must be learned.
Or in French, there are many more than just two, but most of them are pronounced the same.
It is not necessarily wrong grammar, though I would prefer more information, but that information could have been in a preceding question. “What do you do every summer?” “I write a book.”
You don’t have to put “a” if you put the plural “books”, but the singular does require either “a” or “the”.
It is uncommon and could be the answer to a question asking about yearly habits. We would not hesitate to recognize it as correct if the sentence were “I write a book every year.” I agree that “I write books.” shoukd also be correct.