"Cabbage"

Translation:양배추

October 22, 2017

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/mcriss8

It says that 배추 is correct when you hover over the word, but when you click it, it's incorrect

October 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/JosephLawhorn

양배추 is the round cabbage we typically eat in America. 배추 is often called Napa cabbage, and is much more common in Korea. If a Korean asked me about cabbage, I would assume they are talking about 배추.

January 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ldsfunaz

양 before food usually means "western". So to Koreans, 배추 means cabbage and 양배추 means western cabbage. But we call 배추 Napa cabbage .

September 1, 2018
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