"The man puts out the fire."

Translation:남자가 불을 끈다.

December 16, 2017



화제? Whats the difference? It is like a bigger fire?

December 16, 2017


화재 is a Sino-Korean word whereas 불 is a pure Korean word.

화재 is a proper incident involving or caused by fire regardless of size but 불 is just fire.

The firefighter puts out the fire in a training. = 소방수가 훈련에서 불을 끄다

훈련 =drill = training

산불 = forest fire

화재 = 화마 (This is somewhat poetic expression yet newspapers often use this word rather than 화재 to make the headline more dramatic, eye-catching.)


January 22, 2018
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