Decoded Slug: ~하면 [hamyeon] (If, when)

Korean Grammar Point
~하면 [hamyeon] (If, when)

~하면 [hamyeon] (If, when)

Short explanation:

Used to express a condition or hypothetical situation; 'if', 'when'.


Verb stem + ~하면 [hamyeon]


나중에 시간이 더 많아지면, 더 많은 책을 읽을 수 있을 것이에요.
Najunge sigani deo manhajimyeon, deo manheun chaegeul ilgeul su isseul geosieyo.
If I have more time in the future, I will be able to read more books.
오늘 비가 오면, 우리는 영화를 보러 갈 수 없을 것이에요.
Oneul biga omyeon, urineun yeongwareul boreo gal su eobseul geosieyo.
If it rains today, we will not be able to go watch a movie.
그가 우리에게 증거를 보여주면, 우리는 그를 믿을 것이에요.
Geuga urinege jeunggeoreul boyeojumyeon, urineun geureul mideul geosieyo.
If he shows us the evidence, we will believe him.
너가 학교를 더 열심히 다니면, 좋은 성적을 받을 수 있을 거야.
Neoga hakgyoreul deo yeolsimhi danimyeon, joeun seongjeogeul badeul su isseul geoya.
If you attend school more diligently, you will be able to get good grades.

Long explanation:

'~하면 [hamyeon]' is a grammar point used in Korean to present conditional clauses, or hypothetical situations. It functions similarly to 'if' or 'when' in English, indicating a certain condition or situation that will result in another action or situation. Remember, the verb ending with ~하면 [hamyeon] indicates the condition that triggers the subsequent clause.

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