Monthly Archives: January 2012

얼마예요? : how much is it?

‘얼마예요?’ is used to ask about the price of an item. Ex) 이 가방이 얼마예요? (How much is this bag) {이 means this} {가방 means bag} Advertisements

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Marker : 에

‘에’ is the marker to indicate object location/place marker and time/date.   1. Object location/place marker When ‘에’ is used to indicate object location/place marker, “있어요” or “없어요” is always used. In this case, ‘에’ is similar to ‘at’ in English. … Continue reading

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어디 : where

‘어디’ means ‘where’ in English. We normally use ‘어디’ when we want to ask the whereabouts of something or someone. ‘에’ is normally attached to ‘어디’ and the verb ‘있어요’ is used.   Ex) Qns: 서울이 어디에 있어요? (Where is … Continue reading

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누구 : who

‘누구’ means ‘who’ in English. We normally attach ‘예요?’ after ‘누구’.   Ex) Qns: 이분이 누구예요? (Who is this person?) {The first ‘이’ means ‘this’} {‘분’ means ‘person’. We normally use ‘사람’ or ‘분’ for ‘person’. ‘사람’ is the informal … Continue reading

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Sino-Korean numbers

There are 2 numbering systems in Korean and the other one is the Sino-Korean numbers. Sino-Korean numbers are used for reading the numerals. Sino-Korean numbers 0 영 1 일 2 이 3 삼 4 사 5 오 6 육 7 … Continue reading

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Korean numbers

There are 2 numbering systems in Korean and one of them is Korean numbers. Korean numbers are mostly used for counting and a counter is usually attached to the Korean numbers. Korean numbers 1 하나 2 둘 3 셋 4 … Continue reading

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몇 : how many

‘몇’ means ‘how many’ in English.   It depends on the counter which you want to express. ‘counter’ refers to things, people, paper, animals etc.   1) People Ex) 몇 명 있어요? (How many people are there?) {‘명’ is the … Continue reading

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