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If I want to use -(이)나 between two places with location particles, does 나 come after 에, before it or does it replace it entirely?

I don't know whether to go home or to school.
집에나 학교에 가는지 몰라요.


Is this correct usage?

I don't know whether to go home or to eat.
집에 가거나 먹는지 몰라요.


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    Hi,

    It replaces it entirely. So, for example

    그는 집이나 학교에 있을 것이다.
    He may be at home or at school.


    However, for "whether to ~ or to ~" we use a totally different expression. " ~야할지 ~야할지"

    I don't know whether to go home or to school.
    집에 가야할지 학교에 가야할지 몰라요.

    I don't know whether to go home or to eat.
    집에 가야할지 먹어야 할지 몰라요.


    But yeah, in general, -(이)나 replaces the location particle -에 entirely.

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