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"Does it hurt a lot?"

Translation:Çok acıyor mu?

June 22, 2015

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

What's the difference between acımak/ağrımak and acı/ağrı? I've come across quite a few situations where one of them isn't accepted in an answer (such as for this sentence), and I was wondering whether they were synonymous or not.

June 22, 2015

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

Acı is more acute. When you cut your finger, you feel "acı".

Ağrı is "vaguer". It's more like aching. After a long day, your legs or your head might be "ağrıyor"


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

Acı is also commonly used for food with a sharp or bitter taste. Maybe that will help you to remember the nuance : )


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

Cok mu aciyor and cok aciyor mu both must be right


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

You can feel free to report this and not write missing alternatives in the discussion area :)


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

Why is "O çok acıyor mu?" not accepted


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

You would normally use "can" with this expression instead of "o." 'canın öok acıyor mu" sounds better when talking about pain


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shahrazad26

Why is canin not needed here?


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

It is optionally. If you include it, it isn't wrong :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shahrazad26

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