Formal Endings

The ordinary formal endings for present tense are:

Vowel Ending StemsConsonant Ending Stems
-ᅟᅠᆸ니다 -습니다

For vowel stems, the gets attached to the syllable that has the vowel.

VerbStemEndingConjugated Verb
(to go)가다 -ᅟᅠᆸ니다 갑니다
(to be good)좋다 -습니다 습니다

These verbs are present tense—for all pronouns.

I go: 나는 갑니다
you go: 너는 갑니다
we go: 우리는 갑니다
I am good: 나는 좋습니다
you are good: 너는 좋습니다
we are good: 우리는 좋습니다
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