When to use 나는 vs 저는 when saying "I" For example which is correct or are they both? 나는 학생 니다 저는 학냉 아애요
Jul 22, 2014 6:39 PM
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저 is for people that are higher than you or for formal situations. 나 is for people that are lower than you or for people that have agreed to let you speak intimately with them. But you would say it like this: 저는 학생이에요 나는 학생이야 Note: Maybe you've seen 저는 학생입니다. This sounds like a formal situation (like a self-introduction in front of a group) and not like a friendly conversation.
July 22, 2014
저 is used when talking to people who are older than you and/or have a higher status (e.g your boss) 나 is used with your friends of the same age and with younger people. Some possible variants of your sentence are: 저는 학생입니다 저는/나는 학생이에요 나는 학생이야
July 22, 2014
I think "나는 학생 니다" is informal and "저는 학냉 아애요" is formal, so both sentences are right but they have different level of politeness, but I'm not sure
July 22, 2014
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