"마루"

Translation:Floor

October 26, 2017

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/IvyBooth1

Isn't 바닥 floor? 마루 just distinguishes the material?

October 26, 2017

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바닥 is a bit of an umbrella term. It can be used for ocean floor, bottom of the river, or just bottom in general. 마루 is like a floor in a house. That said, I've never heard someone use 마루 in speaking.

October 26, 2017

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In a house it is 마루 if one can sit or lie down.

For example, we do not say 화장실 마루 but 화장실 바닥 since we do not normally sit nor lie down on the toilet/bathroom floor.

January 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/corwinspyre

Yeah no one just says 마루, and it would better be translated wood and not floor

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/aguilreb

Wood is 나무. 마루 isn't as commonly used, but it means floor/flooring.

January 7, 2018
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