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Location Nouns and Markers in Korean #2: -에 and -에서 Posted by on May 30, 2018

This is the series of Location Nouns and Markers in Korean. The last post was about a list of vocabulary words regarding places in Korean, and this post will introduce the use of these location/direction markers, “–에” and “–에서” in sentences. Before we talk about these two markers, “[e] –에 ” and” [e-seo] –에서 ”,  I hope…

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Location Nouns and Markers in Korean #1 Posted by on May 23, 2018

Recently, several of my friends addressed their confusion with Korean markers, “–에” and “–에서.” They wanted to know how to use them after location nouns in Korean. While English uses prepositions such as, “at, in, from, and to,” associating with a location, the Korean language uses  “-에” or “–에서,” to mark location/direction in a sentence…

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Flower Names in Korean Posted by on May 16, 2018

How has your week been? Have you been sitting at a stoplight because of your hectic schedule lately? If you can find a moment to turn to nature, you will notice colorful flowers that are responding to the transition of the seasons, from spring to summer. Although there are no more cherry blossoms to enjoy…

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“Happy Birthday!” in Korean Posted by on May 2, 2018

It is hard to believe that we have already entered the month of May, 2018. Where did the time go? In May, there are several birthdays to celebrate, including mine; so this month often gives me a reason to pause from my busy life and also offers me a reminder of how grateful I am…

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