Decoded Slug: ~아서/어서 [aseo/eoseo] (So, because, and)

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~아서/어서 [aseo/eoseo] (So, because, and)

~아서/어서 [aseo/eoseo] (So, because, and)

Short explanation:

Used to express reason, cause or condition; 'So', 'because' or 'and'


Verb + 아서/어서 + Verb


나는 배가 아파서 학교에 가지 못했습니다.
Naneun baega apaseo hakgyoe gaji moshaessseubnida.
I couldn't go to school because my stomach hurt.
결혼식이 있어서 그를 만나러 서울로 갔습니다.
Gyeolhonshigi isseoseo geureul mannareo seoullo gassseubnida.
I went to Seoul to meet him because there was a wedding.
하늘이 맑아서 별들이 아주 잘 보였습니다.
Haneuli malgaseo byeoldeuli aju jal boyeossseubnida.
The sky was clear so the stars were seen very well.
그녀가 웃어서 나도 기분이 좋아졌습니다.
Geunyeoga useoseo nado gibuni johajyeossseubnida.
She smiled, and so I felt better.

Long explanation:

'~아서/어서 [aseo/eoseo]' is a connective ending in Korean that indicates reason, cause or condition. It can be compared to 'so', 'because', or 'and' in English. ~아서 is used after vowels in verbs ending or else ~어서 is used.

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