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"My foot hurts."

Translation:足が痛いです。

March 27, 2018

7 Comments


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

Leg or foot???

No difference?


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

足 is used for both leg and foot, yes.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pixeltron5000

You can think of the foot attached to the leg as one thing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/StevenStad1

Shouldn't the です be optional here?


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

I agree, it should.


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

In casual language, yes. However, in polite Japanese, which seems to be Duolingo's focus, every sentence that doesn't end in some form of -ます should end in です.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mateu-san

It seems around the point you finish the tree but it isn't golden is when casual speech gets mixed in with formal speech.

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