Decoded Slug: ~에서 [eseo] (At, in)

Korean Grammar Point
~에서 [eseo] (At, in)

~에서 [eseo] (At, in)

Short explanation:

'에서 [eseo]' is used to indicate location or point in time where an action takes place or takes off.


Noun + 에서


저는 서울에서 태어났어요. 서울은 제가 처음 숨을 쉬어본 곳이에요.
Jeoneun Seoul-eseo taeeonasseoyo. Seoul-eun jega cheoeum sumeul swieobon gos-ieyo.
I was born in Seoul. Seoul is the first place I ever breathed.
학교에서 공부하는 것이 저에게 가장 중요해요. 그래서 항상 열심히 하는 편이에요.
Hakgyo-eseo gongbuhaneun geosi jeo-ege gajang jungyohaeyo. Geuraeseo hangsang yeolsimhi haneun pyeon-ieyo.
Studying at school is the most important thing for me. That's why I'm always diligent.
공항에서 비행기를 타고 도쿄로 갔어요. 도쿄는 저에게는 생소한 곳이지만 참 재미있었어요.
Gonghang-eseo bihaenggireul tago Tokyorogasseoyo. Tokyo-neun jeo-ege-neun saengsohan gos-ijiman cham jaemiisseosseoyo.
I took a plane from the airport to Tokyo. Tokyo was a strange place for me, but it was really fun.
커피숍에서 음악을 들으며 공부를 해요. 그럼 즐겁게 공부할 수 있어요.
Coffee shop-eseo eumag-eul deuleumyeo gongbu-reul haeyo. Geureom jeulgeopge gongbuhal suiss-eoyo.
I study while listening to music in a coffee shop. It makes studying enjoyable.

Long explanation:

'에서 [eseo]' is a particle used often in Korean to specify the place of origin or the space or time in which an action unfolds. It can be used as an equivalent to the English prepositions 'at', 'in', or 'from'. The word preceding '에서 [eseo]' is the reference point, and any verb that follows denotes action occurring at this reference point.

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