Unit 2: Stage 2 Asking for Help

The Polite Interrogative

 

Sǒng-min-ssi, chǒ-rǔl chom to-wa-ju-si-ge-ssǒ-yo?




to-wa-ju-da
-to help
 

to-wa-ju-
-verb stem of "to-wa-ju-da"

+

-si-ge-ssǒ-yo?
-additionally polite future interrogative form for a request/suggestions

 

to-wa-ju-si-ge-ssǒ-yo?



-Would you help me?
 

verb stem  +  -se-yo
polite imperative form
"Please, [VERB]."
 
po-se-yo.
“Please, look.”
 
ma-ra-se-yo.

“Please, speak.”

 
verb stem  +  -si-ge-ssǒ-yo?
polite suggestive form
“Would you [VERB], please?”
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0