Difference between revisions of "겠다"

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|Engex5 =If something comes up I contact you to your cellphone.
 
|Engex5 =If something comes up I contact you to your cellphone.
 
|Comment5 =formal form
 
|Comment5 =formal form
|Korex6 =그 사람이 올때 까지 기다리겠어요.
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|Korex6 =그 사람이 올 때까지 기다리겠어요.
 
|Engex6 =I'll wait for him until he comes.
 
|Engex6 =I'll wait for him until he comes.
 
|Comment6 =polite informal form
 
|Comment6 =polite informal form
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|Engex8 =I'll bet I can solve the problem, too.
 
|Engex8 =I'll bet I can solve the problem, too.
 
|Comment8 =low form
 
|Comment8 =low form
|Korex9 =어린 아이도 그런일은 할 수 있겠어요.
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|Korex9 =어린 아이도 그런 일은 할 수 있겠어요.
 
|Engex9 =I'll bet even a child could do that.
 
|Engex9 =I'll bet even a child could do that.
 
|Comment9 =polite informal form
 
|Comment9 =polite informal form

Revision as of 15:47, 4 December 2009

Editing A/V + 겠:The future tense is expressed with -겠-. The ending in -겠- is used to express the speaker's strong will or intension, while the pattern in A/V + (으)ㄹ 거예요 is simpler future, and expresses less will or intention than -겠-.
In first-person statements, the ending -겠- expresses intention or will. And the ending -겠- can alse express supposition.

Conjugation Rule

Conjugation Rule
Pattern Case Example
Rule 1: If there is no 받침 or if the adj/verb stem ends with a ㄹ 받침
Rule 2: If there is a 받침 at the end of the adj/verb stem


Sentence Examples

Korean English Notes
그만 먹겠어요. I'll stop eating. informal form
다시는 전 남자친구를 만나지 않겠어. I don't intend to meet my ex-boyfriend again. low form
나는 지금 자러 가겠어. I'm going to go sleep now. low form
내일은 꼭 그 일을 끝내겠어요. Tomorrow I'll d efinitely finish the job. polite informal form
무슨 일이 있으면 핸드폰으로 연락하겠습니다. If something comes up I contact you to your cellphone. formal form
그 사람이 올 때까지 기다리겠어요. I'll wait for him until he comes. polite informal form
내일은 비가 오겠어. I bet it's going to rain tomorrow. low form
나도 그 문제를 풀겠어. I'll bet I can solve the problem, too. low form
어린 아이도 그런 일은 할 수 있겠어요. I'll bet even a child could do that. polite informal form
지은이는 지금쯤 미국에 도착했겠어요. I'll bet JiEun has arrived in America. polite informal form


Exceptions

  • Example

Pronunciation

  • Special pronunciation rule?

See Also