Unit 2: Stage 6 By Any Chance

 

Il-song-ssi,
hok-ssi 
o-nǔl hwe-i i-ssǒ-yo?
 
()
 
hok-ssi
by some chance (adverb)
 

Some Examples of hok-ssi Usage

I-sǒn-saeng-ni-mi-se-yo?
Are you I-sǒn-saeng-nim?
 
hok-ssi I-sǒn-saeng-ni-mi-se-yo?
Do you happen to be
I-sǒn-saeng-nim?
 

chǒ nam-ja-ga Ma-k'ǔ-ssi-e-yo?
Is that man Mark-ssi?
 
hok-ssi chǒ nam-ja-ga Ma-k'ǔ-ssi-e-yo?
Is that man, by any chance, Mark-ssi?
 

Chung-guk-ma-rǔl pae-u-se-yo?
Are you learning Chinese?
 
hok-ssi Chung-guk-ma-rǔl pae-u-se-yo?
Are you learning Chinese, by any chance?
 

o-nǔl
today
 
hwe-ǔi
meeting
 
ǔi
combination of /ǔ/ and /i/
 

workers sitting around the conference table at a meeting.

hwe-ǔi




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