Category: Korean Grammar

Particle: -마다 0

Particle: -마다

The last particle I want to discuss for now is the particle -마다. Like the particle -쯤 or -만, this particle has a more meaningful focus rather than a grammatical focus. Like the previous such...

Particle: -보다 0

Particle: -보다

One important language aspect we haven’t touched upon: the comparative. Today’s particle will change that as it is how you can express the comparative in Korean. The comparative particle in Korean is -보다 and it...

Particle: -쯤 0

Particle: -쯤

We are nearing the end of my lineup of particles, but there are still a few I want to discuss. Luckily today’s particle is rather easy. That particle is -쯤 and you’ll often hear...

Particle: -(이)나 0

Particle: -(이)나

Some of you may remember that we already talked about -(이)나 to list choices among nouns. However, there is yet another use that is completely different from using it as a Korean ‘or’. In a...

Grammar Note: Korean Pronouns 0

Grammar Note: Korean Pronouns

One of the most frequently asked question I noticed on sites such as Quora, Tumblr, Facebook and Twitter on Korean is: What are the Korean pronouns? Today I am going to answer this question....

Particle: -밖에 0

Particle: -밖에

Next up in our line of particles is -밖에. -밖에 and -만 are two very similar particles and because of that people sometimes mix them up when knowing the difference is important. Though, once...

Particle: -만 0

Particle: -만

Time for another particle that adds meaning to our expressions. Unlike many particles we have seen before, this particle does not mark the grammatical function of a noun. It adds more information to what...

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Particle: -도

The next particle is a rather fun particle to use. It is the particle -도. Unlike most particles we have seen so far, this particle adds meaningful information rather than marking grammatical function. Let’s...