Amy Jung
Professional Teacher
All about Korean Particles

1. N이/가 : 이/가 is added to the end of a subject to designate it as the subject of the sentence.

2. N은/는 : 은/는 is added to the end of what the speaker wants to talk about or explain in the sentence to designate it as the main idea, topic or issue of discussion.

3. N을/를 : 을/를 is added to a noun to express that the noun is the object of the sentence.

4. N와/과, N(이)랑, N하고 : These particles express the listing of various things or people.

5. N의 : 의 expresses the possessive relationship of the first noun being the possessor of the second noun.

6. N에 : 에 expresses the direction in which a particular behavior proceeds and is also added to nouns that indicate time and expresses the time when some action occurs.

7. N에서 : 에서 is added to the end of nouns to express the place at which some action or behavior occurs.

8. N에서 N까지, N부터 N까지 : These particles express the physical or temporal range over which an action or event occurs.

9. N에게/한테 : 에게/한테 are added to nouns representing people or other living creatures and indicate that the noun is the recipient or target of an action.,

10. N도 : 도 is used after subject and object nouns to express the listing of subjects and objects or the addition of a subject or object to one mentioned previously.

11. N만 : 만 expresses the choosing of one thing to the exclusion of other things.

12. N밖에 : 밖에 expresses the only thing or option available with no possibility of anything else.

13. N(으)로 : It expresses a direction(toward a place) and is also used when expressing means of transport, other means, tools, and materials used to make something.

14. N(이)나 : (이)나 means that one of two or more listed nouns will be chosen. It indicates that the number or amount of something is  much higher or more than expected.

15. N쯤 : 쯤 is added to nouns denoting numbers, quantities, and time to indicate approximation.

16. N처럼, N같이 : 처럼/같이 expresses that some action or thing appears the same or very similar to the preceding noun.

17. N보다 : 보다 indicates that the word preceding it is the standard from which a comparison will be made.

18. N마다 : 마다 is added to time nouns. It expresses the repetition of the same or a similar situation or behavior over a set period of time. It can also indicate all, or every one, of something with no exceptions.



Mar 25, 2013 11:30 AM
Comments · 3

thank you for useful information

June 28, 2013

thank you^^

"저는 한국어와 충국어 그리고 영어를 공부했어요"

is my sentences correct??

April 5, 2013

Thank you so much.. Your notes are helping me a lot!

March 28, 2013
Amy Jung
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English, Korean, Vietnamese
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