How to say possessive marker (‘s) in Korean? Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Uncategorized

Today, you are going to learn how to say possessive marker (‘s) which means someone or something belong to someone or someone else. The grammar point is “Noun + 의” and it pronounces /ae/.  저의 = 제 = My (It is for polite situation when you talk with older than you or talk with stranger).  나의 = 내 = My (It is for causal situation when you talk with your friends). Let’s take look at some basic examples below.

My computer 저의 컴퓨터/ jeo ae cumputer/  or 제 컴퓨터

My car    저의 차/ jeo ae cha/ or 제 차

Mr. Kim’s job is teacher  미스터 김의 직업은 선생님입니다/ Mr kim ae jic eop eun seon saeng nim im ni da/

Who is your friend?  누가 당신의 친구입니까?/ nu ga dang sin ae chin gu im ni ka/

Love’s power  사랑의 힘/ sa lang ae him/

I helped my younger brother do his homework. 저는 남동생의 숙제를 도와줬어요/jeo nun nam dong saeng ae sook jae lul do wa joec seo yo/


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Soo came to America in 2002 for studying English and getting degrees in higher education. He’d never expected to work in America after he finished his college, but he got a great job in construction and had worked with them for three years. He also has working as a FT and PT Korean instructor and tutor for seven years in Korean and America. He got his TESOL certificate in 2011 and finished his master’s degree in 2014.