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"The bread is cold."

Translation:빵이 차갑습니다.

November 25, 2017



춥다 is only for weather or how you feel. You should use 차다 or 차갑다 for describing the temperature of an object. That is my understanding. Similarly, there are separate words for 'hot' for weather and things - 덥다 and 뜨겁다. I would note that the tool tips the website shows for a word doesn't take into account the context, so it shows both even though only one form is acceptable in a particular sentence.


You put 춥습니까 in the translate but marked me wrong when I answered it???


차갑다 is only feeling when i touched something cold. However 춥다 is the feeling I Feel. For example, A: Hey, It's too COLD outside, can we go inside? I think I have a fever B : Yes sure! Omg your hands are super COLD!

A's COLD is 춥다 B's COLD is 차갑다.


Having까 at the end changes it into a question. If it had been춥습니다 that would have been correct.


I put 춥습니다, it still marked me incorrect.


Because 춥다 is "cold" as in the weather, whereas 차갑다 is "cold" as in how something feels when you touch it.

"It's cold outside." -> "밖에 춥습니다."

"The food is cold." -> "음식이 차갑습니다."


춥습니다 is only used when you're describing how you feel or the weather

차갑습니다 is used when you're describing the temperature of an object

This is how I personally differentiate them:

춥습니다 = cold

차갑습니다 = cold to the touch

So in this sentence, we used 차갑습니다 cause the bread is cold to the touch.. If we used 춥습니다 instead it would mean "The bread is cold" as in like "the bread's feeling cold", it wouldn't make sense lol


Why?... in translate is difrent and in answer is difrent ps. Sorry for my bad english


춥다 = cold (weather) 차갑다 = cold to the touch; the thing feels cold when you touch it

When you click on the word, it shows you both translations but doesn't tell you the context.


Why isn't 그 빵이 추워요 acceptable?


Because 춥다 (추워요) refers to the temperature of air and/or your surroundings; mostly used for the weather. It can't be used for saying that some object is cold.

차갑다 can be used for weather, but it's primarily used for when an object/thing is cold. Especially for saying a thing feels cold when you touch it.


Why is "빵이 작하다" wrong?


착하다 is "Kind" . So, 빵이 착하다 means "The bread is kind"


I love your profile pic :)


Also from my understanding 하다 is only the verb stem for "to do". When speaking it in the present tense like this it would be 해요 not 하다, but that still sounds strange.


white the he||


bread is damn cold


Can i add 가 in 빵이 ?


It would not make sense.

You use 이 for words that end in a consonant and 가 for words that end in a vowel.

The word in question is 빵, which ends in a consonant. So, you add 이.

But cat is 고양이. Since the word ends in a vowel, then you use 가. So, 고양이가.


is there a way to shorten the suffix -seumnida ? it's really repetitive and sounds unnecessarily formal

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