A + 게
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Adjective + 게: Adding 게 to a Korean adjective makes it function as an adverb.
- The adverbs should be placed immediately before whatever it modifies.
- Some of the adverbs used in Korean might sound awkward if literally translated in English, for example '맛있게 먹어요' means eat deliciously.
- Many adverbs have their own form and don't need to be combined with this grammar.
|Rule 1:||Adjective + 게||If there is no 받침 or if the adj/verb stem ends with a ㄹ 받침||크다 → 크게|
|Rule 2:||Adjective + 게||If there is a 받침 at the end of the adj/verb stem||늦다 → 늦게|
|더 크게 말하세요.||Please speak louder.||Polite informal form|
| A : 어떻게 지냈어요?"
"B : 바쁘게 지냈어요.
| A : How have you been?"
"B : I've been busy.
|Polite informal form|
|방을 깨끗하게 청소했어요.||I cleaned my room clearly.||Polite informal form|
|영희는 예쁘게 생겼어요.||Young Hee looks pretty.||Polite informal form|
|기분 나쁘게 생각하지 마세요. 그냥 농담이었어요.||Please don´t be offended. It was just a joke.||Polite informal form|
|그 사람의 얼굴이 빨갛게 되었어요.||His face turned red.||Polite informal form|
|재미있게 놀자.||Let's have fun.|| Low form(반말)|
|무례하게 행동하지 마세요.||Don't act rude please.||Polite informal form|
|우와, 맛있게 생겼네요.||Wow, it looks delicious.||Polite informal form|
|별이 밝게 빛나요.||Stars twinkle brightly||Polite informal form|
- Special pronunciation rule?
- Related topic or grammar