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What are the meanings of 저는요, 나는요, 당신는요, and 너는요?

I've heard them in songs and in speech, and I don't know what the purpose of the "요" is.

For learning: Korean
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    요 indicates respect to the person you're talking to. Normally, 요 is put after a verb, but it can be used with other parts of speech, too.

    For example:
    어디 가? Where are you going?
    학교요. (To) school.

    Here, 요 is put after a noun (학교) which indicates he's talking to an older person.

    Back to your question, 나는요 저는요 당신은요 are just the same things as 나는 저는 당신은, a pronoun plus a topic marking particle, excpe they're in a 'respectful' form. This is however not a standard usage and normally we put 요 at the end of the sentence.

    there are no such expressions in a Korean dictionary.

    I think, they are abbreviation of 있잖아요.(It means, 'there is/there are, they have no certain meanings. It's ok you think that such terms are used to drag for time. )


    나는 (있잖아)요, 당신은 (있잖아)요, 너는 (있잖아)요

    I think the usage(the shortened expressions) is not good for male, a person who has face attracting several punches, formal situations and it's good for IU, young cute girls.

    If you follow me,I think ,you master the usage.
    YOU are qualified enough to use it?
    나는요~I wish you Have a good day~~

    요 is added for politeness.
    Sometimes when people want to say something about themselves, they would say "Well, I (think/feel/etc)..." now this "I" can be represented either as 저 (formal) or 나 (informal). 는/은 are topic markers that indicate the thing you are referring to is the topic of the sentence.
    나(는) I, me (informal)
    너(는) you (informal, never use it to someone older or unknown to you unless you have a very close relationship)
    당신(은) you (formal but awkward. usually omitted and you call the person by their title (doctor, miss, older brother, sir etc)
    저(는) formal for I/me

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