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"저는 말합니다."

Translation:I speak.

November 5, 2017

23 Comments


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

I don't really understand the differences between 합니다, 말합니다 and 대화합니다. Can someone explain please?


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

Can someone help us out? Eye have the same question


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/srnx43

i'm not too sure either but this is my understanding: 하다 means 'to do', so 합니다 is a declarative form which means 'i do'; 말 often means 'speak' so 말합니다 means (i) speak (declarative form); and lastly, 대화 means 'converse' so 대화합니다 means '(i) converse'.

correct me if i'm wrong


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

Thanks. You are correct


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

Are there people just gong through the comment sections and just downvoting everything they see? I have seen a few valid questions/answers/comments be downvoted for next to no reason.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rice_cooker101

Yeah. I like those comments instead which have been downvoted to make the number reach at least 0 instead of being negative lol


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

I really think that an explanation should be given for these sentences as opposed to several confused people talking about it together but that's just me


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

Hi! I think I'm hearing 마람니다 instead of 말합니다, it's okay to pronounce as it?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/b0rfeng99

If there is a consonant before ㅎ, it will either become silent or aspirated. When ㄹㄴㅁㅅ meet ㅎ, the sound ㅎ will be silent and the consonants will be taking over; when ㅂㅈㄷㄱ meet ㅎ, the sound ㅎ will disappear and the consonants will be aspirated to ㅍㅊㅌㅋ respectively.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alanis805113

This is the second version I see/hear from the word "speak", why is the same word written/said different?


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

저는 나무들 와한 말해요


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

what is the difference between 대화합니다 (converse) and 말합니다 (speak)? I know they mean different words but why not just use 말합니다 (speak) all the time?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ALLintolearning3

“Converse” or “talk” is used for a conversation, but “speak” is more about the process of saying words. If you give a speech, then you are speaking or if you use another language “I speak French.” The other time to use speak is when there is something serious to say or you will need to choose your words carefully, otherwise you will use “talk”.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Janny1012

Can you use this to say i speak Korean? (저는한곡말합니다)?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lemonadx7

Would "I say it" have been valid?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ALLintolearning3

There is no "it". So you have hit on the difference, "say" is a transitive verb and requires an object.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FelipeKail.an

Is say the same thing as talk in Korean?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ALLintolearning3

"say" is not the same as "talk" in English either. "say" would not work for this sentence, since it requires an object.


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

Wondering same thing...chat, speak, discuss...diffrerent ways of saying, talking. Like i students discusd and cihldren catter a little bit.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jam51728

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