Decoded Slug: ~어/아지다 [eo/ajida] (Become)

Korean Grammar Point
~어/아지다 [eo/ajida] (Become)

~어/아지다 [eo/ajida] (Become)

Short explanation:

Used to express change, transformation, or transition; 'become'.


Descriptive Verb + 어/아지다


날이 점점 더워져서 집에서만 쉬기로 했어요.
Nali jeomjeom deoweojyeoseo jibeseoman swigi ro haesseoyo.
As the day got hotter, I decided to rest at home.
제 친구가 너무 바빠져서 우리는 자주 만나지 못하게 되었어요.
Je chinguga neomu bappajyeoseo urineun jaju mannaji mothage doeeosseoyo.
My friend became so busy that we couldn't meet often.
이 공원은 계절이 바뀔 때마다 아름다워져서 많은 사람들이 찾아와요.
I gongwaneun gyejeoli bakkul ttaemada areumdaweojyeoseo manheun saramdeuri chajawayo.
This park becomes beautiful with each changing season, attracting many people.
방이 난로를 틀어서 따뜻해졌어요.
Bangi nanloureul teul eoseo ttatteut haejyeot seoyo.
The room became warm with the heater on.

Long explanation:

The grammar point '~어/아지다 [eo/ajida]' is used to represent a change or transition in a state or condition. It can be thought of as the equivalent of 'become' in English. It can be used with descriptive verbs. The form '~어지다' is used with stem verbs that end in vowels, and '~아지다' is used with stem verbs that end in consonants.

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