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Destructuring Korean characters

what i'm trying to do is get some korean verb or adjective and turn it to it's dictionary form. So let's say that someone typed '추워요', which is the adjective for cold. It's dictionary form is '춥다'. Is ...

verb conjugation adjective transliteration  
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Honorifics Question 가지고 있으세요? or 계세요?

In the case of using the full "have" form of (__를) 가지고 있다, which is the correct honorific form? 가지고 있으세요 or 가지고 계세요? I remember reading that in cases (__이/가) 있다 for "have" you are supposed to use ...

grammar honorific  
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What is the difference between 좋다 and 좋아하다?

This is a question from the proposal phase. What is the difference between 좋다 and 좋아하다? How do we distinguish between them?

difference verb adjective  
user avatar asked by user17915 Score of 15
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What's the difference between gieok (기억) and chueok (추억)?

Both words mean "memory", but what are their main difference?

user avatar asked by xjshiya Score of 5
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Difference between 보고싶어 and 보고싶다

I know this question gets asked a lot but, I've yet to find an answer which really gives me an explanation. My understanding of korean grammar is a bit basic but here's what I know: 보고싶다 = Dictionary ...

grammar conjugation  
user avatar asked by sunasuna Score of 2
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How to say "welcome back" in Korean?

Google translate suggests "다시 환영", but that seems to me to emphasise that the welcome is being given again, rather than that the person being greeted is returning. Is there a more natural way to say ...

user avatar asked by Нет войне Score of 4
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How is 시 pronounced?

Is '시' pronounced as 'shi' or 'si'? With 'ㅅ,' I thought it depended on the following character as I've seen it written as 'sh' or 's' For example, 시간 (time) is pronounced as 'shigan' or 'sigan'? I'...

user avatar asked by Amacelia Score of 9
user avatar answered by MujjinGun Score of 4

What's the nuance of meaning of 마음을 먹다 (literally, 'to eat one's mind'), and how does the metaphor work?

I've heard '마음을 먹다' translated as to 'make up one's mind' or to 'have a mind' (to do something). Is it neutral in feeling, or does it imply hiding or deadening one's emotions in preparation for doing ...

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user avatar asked by Нет войне Score of 6
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