"パンとバター二百グラムをかいました。"

Translation:I bought bread and 200 grams of butter.

January 11, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/Mccaaww

How would you say "I bought 200 grams of bread and butter."?

January 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/BJCUAl
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Strange sentence in Japanese or English. I don't know too many people who buy bread by the gram. Anyway, if you want to say that you bought 200gm each, パンとバター200グラムずつ買いました。If you want to say that you bought a total of 200gm of combined bread and butter, パンとバターを含めて、200グラムを買いました or 総計200gmのパンとバターを買いました。

January 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/KenShinoda

You right but 含めて -> あわせて, 総計 -> 合計, are better. 総計 and 合計 have almost the same meaning but we usually use 合計 in conversation. 総計 is grand total. 合計 is total. 小計 is sub total.

April 13, 2018

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Agreed that 含める would suggest the inclusion of a third item and 合わせる would be appropriate. 合計 is undeniably more common in spoken conversation, but I was going for more of a 'grand total' nuance to the translation, hence 総計.

April 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Azaius

This is helpful, thank you.

Would "I bought 200 grams of bread and 100 grams of butter." be 「パン200グラムとバター100グラムを買いました」?

How about "I bought 2 slices of bread and 200 grams of butter."? Would that be 「パン二まいとバター200グラムを買いました」?

I'm guessing the counter word would make sure it doesn't get confused for "I bought 2 grams of bread and 200 grams of butter." (which would be quite odd). In that case, is「グラム」basically a counter word?

April 19, 2018

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Looks good. Yes, measurements such as grams do function in lieu of counters (or as counters).

February 19, 2019

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When buying food from a caterer, you generally buy each dish by the weight..A kilo of pasta, a kilo of chicken, 200 grams of bread and butter.

February 19, 2019

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Perhaps that purchase would be better described as 200 grams of buttered bread. Would that be「バターのパンが二百を買いました」?

February 19, 2019

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I bought 200 grams of butter and bread?????? Seriously, that doesn't work???? Every single sentence in this entire section in Japanese has me coming here.

April 15, 2018

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Ehh, if you don't include some kind of quantifier for bread, it sounds like the 200 grams is the total weight of the bread and butter combined. "I bought 200 grams of butter and a loaf of bread." or "I bought 200 grams of butter and some bread." would both work, but "I bought 200 grams of butter and bread." sounds ambiguous and unnatural to me.

June 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/lerosbif

'I bought bread and 200 g of butter.' was not accepted as of 2018-05-12

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/logan88888

this is so confusing

October 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Abby._.2

Pan to batā ni hyaku-guramu o kaimashita.

January 12, 2018
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