Decoded Slug: ~라야 하다 [rayahada] (Must, have to)

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~라야 하다 [rayahada] (Must, have to)

~라야 하다 [rayahada] (Must, have to)

Short explanation:

This expression is used to indicate obligation or necessity, similar to 'must' or 'have to' in English.


Plain form of the verb + 라야 하다


시험이 어렵기 때문에, 저는 더 열심히 공부하라야 했습니다.
Shiheomi eolyeopgi ttaemune, jeoneun deo yeolsimhi gongbuharayahaetsseumnida.
Because the test is difficult, I must study harder.
다음번에 학교에 늦지 않으려면, 난 일찍 일어나라야 합니다.
Da-eumbeone hakgyoe neutji aneuryeomyeon, nan iljjik ireonaraya hamnida.
To not be late for school next time, I must wake up early.
그녀는 무언가를 변경하려면, 먼저 그녀의 공포를 직면하라야 합니다.
Geunyeoneun mueongareul byeongyeongharyeomyeon, meonjeo geunyeoui gongporeul jikmyeonharaya hamnida.
If she wants to change something, she must first face her fears.
조심해서 사고를 피하려면, 우리는 교통법규를 따라라야 합니다.
Josimhaeseo sagoreul piharyeomyeon, urineun gyotongbeopgyureul ttararaya hamnida.
To avoid accidents carefully, we must follow the traffic rules.

Long explanation:

'~라야 하다 [rayahada]' is a Korean grammatical expression that denotes a sense of obligation or necessity, equivalent to the English expressions 'must' or 'have to'. It can be used to express what one must or has to do either due to a factual situation or a personal belief. Remember to conjugate the verb in its plain form before adding the suffix '~라야 하다'.

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