Decoded Slug: 아/어/여 지다 [a/eo/yeo jida] (Become)

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아/어/여 지다 [a/eo/yeo jida] (Become)

아/어/여 지다 [a/eo/yeo jida] (Become)

Short explanation:

Used to express changing state or becoming something, 'become'.


Verb stem + 아/어/여 + 지다


하늘이 어두워져서 길이 잘 안 보여요. 가게에 가기가 힘들겠어요.
Haneuli eoduwojyeoseo giri jal an boyeoyo. Gagee gagiga himdeulgesseoyo.
The sky became dark and the road is not visible well. It will be hard to go to the store.
날씨가 추워져서 나가기가 싫어졌어요. 집에 있고 싶어요.
Nalssiga chuwojyeoseo nagagiga sireojyeosseoyo. Jibe itgo sippeoyo.
The weather became cold and I don't want to go out. I want to stay at home.
오늘은 힘들었던 일이 있어서 기분이 좋아지지 않았어요. 조용히 함께 앉아 있으면 어떨까요?
Oneuleun himdeureotdeon iri isseoseo gibuni joajiji anhasseoyo. Joyonghi hamkke anja isseumyeon eotteolkka yo?
Today, because of a tough day, my mood didn't get better. How about we sit quietly together?
친구가 너무 재밌게 이야기해서 기분이 좋아졌어요. 더 자주 만나야겠어요.
Chinguga neomu jaemitge iyagihaseo gibuni joajyeossseoyo. Deo jaju mannayagesseoyo.
My friend's story was so fun that I became happy. We should meet more often.

Long explanation:

'아/어/여 지다 [a/eo/yeo jida]' is a verb ending used in Korean to convey the transformation, or gradually changing state, from one condition to another over a period of time. It typically has to do with changes in state, condition, emotions, inner feelings, or surrounding environment. The verb stem changes according to the final vowel.

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