N + 마다

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Noun + 마다 : The meaning of this pattern is every ~.


  • Although it can be grammatically correct to see 달/월 (month) and 주 (week) with 마다, it's much more common and natural to instead say 매주 for 'every week' and 매달/매월 to mean 'every month.'

Sentence Examples

Korean English Notes
나는 아침마다 조깅을 해요. I jog every morning. Polite informal form
나는 날마다 일기를 써요. I write a diary every day. Polite informal form
일요일마다 교회에 가요? Do you go to church every sunday? Polite informal form
올림픽은 4년마다 열립니다. The Olympic Games take place every four years. Formal declarative
나는 날마다 두 시간씩 운동해요. I work out 2 hours every day. Polite informal form
205번 버스는 10분마다 한 대씩 와요. The bus number 205 comes every 10 minutes. Polite informal form
철수는 서울에 올 때 마다 우리 집에서 머물러요. Each time Chul Su comes up to Seoul he stays at my place. Polite informal form
영희를 볼 때 마다 영희는 졸고 있어. Every time I looked at Young Hee, she is dozeing. Low form
제주도는 가는 곳마다 너무 아름다워요. Jeju Island is very beautiful everywhere I go. Polite informal form
사람마다 성격이 달라요. Each person has their own personality. Polite informal form

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