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Is there a reason for using only 지 instead of 지마? For example, can 배우지 also, be said as 배우지 I know that when conjugated a word, you add "지마" at the end to mean "don't", but in some words I simply see the "지" and not the whole "지마". Is there any particular reason for this?
21 Şub 2014 01:44
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~지 1. can be used to emphasize the meaning of the word 하면 되겠지(If you do, sure it will do). 그러면 안되지 (You shouldn't do that) 2. -지 + 못하다, 아니하다(않다), 말다 놀지 못하다, 좋지 않다, 더 묻지 마라. 3. When you want to express something you want to do 그만들 하지 (Please stop doing so!) 4. When you want to ask something 누가 오니? (Who comes?) 그 사람은 누구지? (Who is he/she?), 오늘이 며칠이지?(What date is it today?) 5. When you say something compared with contrast one 네가 바보지, 내가 바보인가?(You are the stupid, not me!) So you can say 배우지. 나는 한국어를 배우지. (I actually learn Korean) 너 한국어 배우지 마! ((You) don't learn Korean!). Someone may tell better explanation, good luck!
21 Şubat 2014
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