Unit 2: Stage 2 Topic and Subject Particles

 

Chi-sǒn: che no-t'ǔ-bu-gi tto ta-un-dae-ssǒ-yo.
 
che
my
 
no-t'ǔ-buk

lap-top computer

 
-i
subject particle (i / ga)
 
tto
again
 
ta-un
out of order
 
-dae-ssǒ-yo
became
 

The Difference between (nǔn / ǔn) and (ka / i)

nǔn / ǔn vs. ka / i

chǒ nam-ja-bu-ni Pol-ssi-ye-yo?
Is that man Paul?
 
che k'ǒm-p'yu'-t'ǒ-nǔn Mae-k'in-t'o-si-e-yo.
As for my computer, it’s a McIntosh.
 
che k'ǒm-p'yu'-t'ǒ-ga Mae-k'in-t'o-si-e-yo.
It is my computer that is a McIntosh.
 
kǔ nam-ja-nǔn hak-ssaeng-i-e-yo.
As for him, he is a student.
 
kǔ nam-ja-ga hak-ssaeng-i-e-yo.
It is he who is a student.
 

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