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"Mom cooked the onions with oil."

Translation:엄마는 식용유로 양파를 요리했어요.

December 31, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KR2019

Which one is the one used most frequently, when talking about cooking? 기름, 오일 or 식용유?


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

식용유 = Cooking oil.

기름 = The oil used in vehicles as a fuel.

오일 = Something the younger people will use for refer to both engine oil and cooking oil.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alex110711

When I worked in Korea in a kitchen the cook would only ever use 기름 thats where I learned the word in the first place, so it must be ok to use for food as well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alex110711

Ive only ever heard people use 기름


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LizB99361556

식용유 is generic cooking oil. When being specific usually you can just add 유 to the end of the thing... Canola oil=카놀라유 Olive oil=올리브유

For some specific oils 기름 is more common like... Sesame oil=참기름 Perilla seed oil=들기름

기름 is Korean and 유 (油) is Sino-Korean and they both basically just mean oil. They can both be used to refer to oil for cooking or non-cooking purposes. 오일 is obviously English. I would say 오일 is most common in cosmetic contexts, but can also be used for cooking oils that also have names derived from English.

경유=Diesel gasoline 휘발유=Regular gasoline But if you were just talking generally about putting gas in your car you'd probably say 기름.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CF00l

엄마는 食用油로 洋파를 料理했어요.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YW7k14

Mine cooked the onions with butter


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/imma_potato123

Wow, 나도 먹고 싶어.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/imma_potato123

기름 is oil and 식용유 is cooking oil . Well yes if We say oil it can be any oil but talking about cooking oil.is something you have to be specific of. Eg: 올리브 식용유(cooking olive oil) 코코넛 오일(Coconut oil) is konglish(English words written in korean alphabets) 오일 is also oil. Correct me if imma wrong


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

식용유 is not in the hints... this continues to be a problem in every lesson...

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