Category: Grammar Lesson 3

  • (ㄴ/은),운,(적)인 Adjectives

    In Korean there is a very simple way to make an adjective. DV + (ㄴ/은) 1.You take a descriptive verb, remove the ‘다’ base, and if it ends in a vowel, you add ㄴ to the bottom, and if it ends in a consonant, you append 은, and place it in front of the noun […]

  • 기,는 것,ㅁ/음 (verb into noun)

    In Korean there are several ways to turn a verb into a noun. In English, we often use ‘-ing’ to do this; I like eating = I like the act of ‘to eat’. I enjoy listening to music = I enjoy the act of ‘to listen to music’. And so forth. There are three ways […]

  • (으)로 (by,with,direction)

    N + (으)로 (으)로 is a noun particle that means by, with or direction. Depending on how we use it, this particle can mean many different things: 1. (으)로 can mean ‘to’ somewhere when used with a location noun and a moving verb like 가다. 2. (으)로 can mean ‘by’ or ‘with’ when used with […]