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[Learning Korean] "Who" "When" "Where"

[Learning Korean] "Who" "When" "Where"

  누구 means “Who” in English, and it reads [noo-goo]. 언제 is “When” and reads [uhn-jeh]. 어디 is “Where” and reads [uh-dee]. If you combine 누구 and ~이에요? together, then it becomes 누구(이)에요? [noo-goo-eh-yoh?] or 누구입니까? [noo-goo-eem-nee-ggah?] (입니까? is the question version of ~입니다 – see details in previous post.) Then it means, “Who is it?” orRead more about [Learning Korean] "Who" "When" "Where"[…]

[Learning Korean] ~ 이에요 – Subject+Be verb ~.

[Learning Korean] ~ 이에요 – Subject+Be verb ~.

~이에요 is another most frequently used expression in Korean. It literally means “something or someone is _____.” It clearly states the existence or the identity of someone or something (singular and plural all together). You can read this as [ee-eh-yoh]. ~입니다 [eem-nee-dah] is the same, but more formal. These two expressions are predicative, so they are placed at theRead more about [Learning Korean] ~ 이에요 – Subject+Be verb ~.[…]