Decoded Slug: 도 [do] (Even)

Korean Grammar Point
도 [do] (Even)

도 [do] (Even)

Short explanation:

Used to emphasize a condition; 'even', 'also', 'too'.


Noun/Pronoun/Verb + 도


나는 한국어도 잘하고, 일본어도 잘해요.
Naneun hangugeodo jalhago, ilboneodo jalhaeyo.
I speak both Korean and Japanese very well.
그는 잘생겼을 뿐만 아니라 성격도 좋아요.
Geuneun jalsaenggyeosseul bbunman anira seongkyeokdo joayo.
Not only is he handsome, but he also has a good personality.
이 식당은 음식도 맛있고, 분위기도 좋아요.
I sikdangeun eumsikdo masitgo, bunwigido joayo.
This restaurant not only serves delicious food, but also has a good atmosphere.
나는 어제 집에 도착했을 때 밤 12시도 넘었어요.
Naneun eoje jibe dochakhaisseul ttae bam 12sido neomeosseoyo.
When I arrived home yesterday, it was even past midnight.

Long explanation:

'도 [do]' is a particle that is used to emphasize a condition or situation, similar to 'even' in English. It can be used after a noun, pronoun, or even a verb to indicate that the action or state also applies to the object or subject mentioned, similar to 'too' or 'also' in English. It highlights inclusion, extremity or unexpected situations, depending on the context.

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