Decoded Slug: 은/는 [eun/neun] (Topic markers)

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은/는 [eun/neun] (Topic markers)

은/는 [eun/neun] (Topic markers)

Short explanation:

Used to mark the topic of a sentence or to contrast an idea or subject.


Noun + 은/는


나는 학생입니다. 나는 한국어를 배우고 있습니다.
Naneun haksaengimnida. Naneun hangugeoreul baeugo itsseumnida.
I am a student. I am learning Korean.
친구는 집에 있고, 저는 학교에 있습니다.
Chinguneun jibe itgo, jeoneun hakgyoe itsseumnida.
My friend is at home, and I am at school.
오늘은 비가 오고, 내일은 맑습니다.
Oneuleun biga ogo, naeireun malgsseumnida.
It's raining today, but it will be clear tomorrow.
이것은 책이고, 저것은 연필입니다.
Igeoseun chaegigo, jeogeoseun yeonpilimnida.
This is a book, and that is a pencil.

Long explanation:

'은/는 [eun/neun]' are particle markers in Korean used to introduce or highlight the topic of a sentence. They follow a noun to indicate what the speaker is talking about, drawing attention to it. '은 [eun]' is used after words ending with a consonant, and '는 [neun]' is used after words ending with a vowel. These markers can also be used to contrast an idea, person, or thing with another.

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