- What kind of
As a Question
Depending on the intonation, can mean either 'what kind (of)' or 'some'. If the sentence starts with a high pitch and ends with a downward intonation, then it is an interrogative pronoun meaning 'What kind (of)... ?' However if the rising intonation comes at the end, it is a indefinite pronoun meaning 'some', or 'a certain', See the examples below:
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|(need sentence)||Gradually rising||(insert audio)|
In Declarative Sentences
When 어떤 is used in declarative sentences, it is a indefinite pronoun meaning 'some', r 'a certain.'
어떤 vs 무슨
The difference ?
As an interrogative pronoun:
|철수가 어떤 사람이에요?||What kind of person is Chul-soo?|
As an indefinite pronoun
Common phrases using 어떤