Level 4 Lesson 17 / Word Contractions – Part 1 / 주격 조사, 축약형


In this lesson, we look at some word contraction examples in Korean. Some words in Korean are used together so often that they actually almost form a word. Listen in to find out how you can use word contractions wisely to make your Korean sound more fluent!

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Level 4 Lesson 17 / Word Contractions – Part 1 / 주격 조사, 축약형
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  • Taylor DeJesus

    안녕하세요! 전 테일러이고 미국 사람이에요.

  • Yuki

    오늘 전 제 지갑을 잃어버렸다고 생각했지만 틀렸어요
    도서관엔 약을 살 수 없어요
    넌 너를 사랑해
    사과도 하지마 난 널 절대 용서치 않을게
    저는 스물두살이에요

  • Dae

    1. 난 관찮아 걱정하 지마.- I’m fine, don’t worry.
    2. 이건 뭐지? – What is this?
    3. 아젠 부산에 가고 바다 갔어요. – Yesterday I went to Busan and then I went to the sea.

  • dizkizpiz

    1) 어젠 실직 상태였어요, 지금은 전 선생님이에요.
    Yesterday I was unemployed, but now Im a teacher.
    2) 그건 이상한 거 같아요. That one seems strange.
    3) 이 도시엔 제일 좋은 술집이 어디에요? In this city where is the best bar?

  • emilie

    전 미국어하고 일본어 음식이 좋아요
    i like american and japanese food

    지금 이젠 일에서 갔어요
    i am going to work now

  • squijid

    are these contractions OK to use in writing? or only spoken?

    • Hala

      both but I do not recommended to use it in really “serious” situations

  • Jenifer

    난 행복해요.
    I’m happy.

    이젠 그만해요.
    Stop it now.

    거긴 보지 마세요.
    Don’t look there.