Three Important Particles

Here are three of the particles you’ll need for forming basic Korean sentences. In the interest of making things easy on your vocal cords, the particle you use depends on whether it is tacked on to a word that ends with a consonant (like ) or a vowel (like 나무).

FunctionAfter words ending
in a consonant
After words ending
in a vowel
Subject-이 -가
Object-을 -를
Topic/Contrast-은 -는

On the next page, you get to choose the kind of sentences you’d like to learn about. Each of them will use at least one of these markers.

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