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what is the difference of the suffix "었어" , "었지" and "었다"?
Sep 28, 2012 8:47 AM
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They are all past tense. 었다 = plain form. You hear/read it a lot when people are speaking 반말 (informally). Example: 먹었다? (have you eaten?) 었어 = conjugated form of 었다. Example: 먹었어? (have you eaten) 었지 = same thing as 었어 but the ~지 suffix has the nuance of the speaker assuming the verb has been done. Example: 먹었지? (you've eaten, right?)
September 28, 2012
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