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How to understand the syntax
The article names are in a special syntax, e.g. A/V + 지 않다. The syntax is similar to formats used by other Korean text books but unique to this site.
- A - Adjective (descriptive verb)
- A/V - Adjective or Verb
- N - Noun
- S - Sentence
- V - Verb (action verb)
- + - Attach the thing before and after the + symbol.
- (으) - If there is a 받침 add a 으.
- (으)ㄹ - If there is a 받침 add 을 (으 being the optional grammar) otherwise add ㄹ as the 받침.
- (으)ㄴ - If there is a 받침 add 은 (으 being the optional grammar) otherwise add ㄴ as the 받침.
- (이) - If there is a 받침 attach 이. Often used in conjunction with nouns.
- ( ) - The part inside the parenthesis is optional.
- a/b - Either a or b
table under construction:
|Adjective or Verb stem||←attaches together→||지||(space)않다|
|[Example] 가다 + (A/V + 지 않다 ): 가지 않다|
|Verb (only)||←attaches together→||If the verb/Adj stem has a 받침 add 으||Add ㄹto the 받침 position||(space)게요|
| [Example] 가다 + (V + (으)ㄹ 게요): 갈게요|
[Example] 먹다 + (V + (으)ㄹ 게요): 먹을 게요
|Adjective or Verb stem||←attaches together→||If the verb/Adj stem has a 받침 add 으||면|
| [Example] 가다 + (A/V + (으)면 ): 가면|
[Example] 먹다 + (A/V + (으)면 ): 먹으면
|Adjective or Verb stem||←attaches together→||Add either a 아, 어 or 여 depending on the rule|
| [Example] 오다 + (A/V + 아/어/여)): 오아 |
[Example] 먹다 + (A/V + 아/어/여)): 먹어요
|[Example] 가다 +([]):|
|[Example] 가다 + ]:|
|[Example] 가다 + ]:|
Syntax used by other books
How to search
In newer browsers, as you type in the search box and it will automatically suggest articles that match what you have already typed. After learning the basic syntax, you can start typing and have the search suggest help you find the article you might be looking for. There are many redirects(explain redirect) on this wiki which should help you find your article easier.
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