"南方菜比北方菜甜吗?"

Translation:Is southern food sweeter than northern food?

November 25, 2017

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChristineQ308402

I think "cuisine" should also be accepted in additon to "food"

December 2, 2017

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

Southern chinese food is sweeter than northern chinese cuisine, especially shanghai food

January 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Justin360988

Yes.

July 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lodus2

In Taiwan the answer to this question is definitely yes.

July 28, 2018

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

why use sweet for food, why not delicious ?

November 25, 2017

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

甜 tián means sweet. Delicious is 好吃 hào chī

比 bǐ makes 甜 comparative, like -er in English

November 25, 2017

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    Some Chinese regional foods are indeed sweeter than others. One such dish is sweet and sour soup.

    November 27, 2017

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

    Sweet food = food that tastes of sugar

    November 28, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/psqu6jbd

    How about "Is Southern Cuisine compared to Northern cuisine sweeter?"

    January 22, 2018

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

    Not quite. First, the word order is wrong. The correct order would be "Is Southern cuisine sweet compared to Northern cuisine?" 'Sweeter' is not be used in conjunction with "compared to." If you are intent upon using the comparative word "sweeter," then it's better just to say "is Southern cuisine sweeter than Northern cuisine?"

    Also, most people don't use the word 'cuisine' in everyday speech, unless they're in the food industry. It's not incorrect, but it is more common just to say "food." (Native speaker, American English)

    April 6, 2018
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