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i don't understand the difference between 이여요 -에요 and 이다
and when we can use them

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Base language: English
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    Just a small correction: it's 이에요/예요 not 이여요/에요

    이에요 & 예요 are the same. The one you choose just depends on whether the word before it ends in a vowel or a consonant. It just makes pronouncing things simpler. For e.g. 사람 ends in a consonant, so you use 이에요 = 사람이에요. As for 예요, since 햄버거 ends in a vowel you use 예요 = 햄버거예요.


    As for 이다, it's just a really really casual way to end your sentences. There's also the ending 다. It's the same story as 이에요 & 예요. It just depends on whether the preceding word ends in a vowel or consonant.

    사람 = 사람이다
    햄버거 = 햄버거다

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