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컵 and 잔


I am little bit confused with using those counters. When I use one and when another counter?

Thank you in advance.

For learning: Korean
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    말 그대로, 커피잔(coffee cup)이나 찻잔(tea cup), 그리고 술잔(drinking cup)을 사용할 때는 반드시 '잔'을 사용합니다. 그리고, 일상적인 '컵'을 사용할 때는, '컵'을 사용합니다.

    예를 들면,

    잔 : 커피 한 잔, 차 한 찬, 술 한 잔
    컵 : 우유 한 컵, 물 한 컵, 음료수 한 컵

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