Decoded Slug: ~혀/어/여 [hyeo/eo/yeo] (Because, so)

Korean Grammar Point
~혀/어/여 [hyeo/eo/yeo] (Because, so)

~혀/어/여 [hyeo/eo/yeo] (Because, so)

Short explanation:

This grammar point is used to indicate the reason or cause for something. It can be translated as 'because' or 'so' in English.


Verb stem + 혀/어/여 + Sentence


저는 배가 고파서 밥을 많이 먹었어요.
Jeoneun baega gopaseo babeul manhi meogeosseoyo.
I ate a lot because I was hungry.
그는 성격이 좋아서 친구가 많아요.
Geuneun seonggyeogi joaseo chinguga manhayo.
He has a lot of friends because his personality is good.
나는 기차가 늦어서 회사에 늦었어요.
Naneun gichaga neujeoseo hoesae neujeosseoyo.
I was late to the office because the train was late.
이 방이 너무 시끄러워서 공부를 할 수 없어요.
I bangi neomu sikkureoseo gongbureul hal su eopseoyo.
I can't study because this room is too noisy.

Long explanation:

The ~혀/어/여 [hyeo/eo/yeo] ending is used in Korean grammar to denote a cause and effect relationship between two clauses. The clause that contains ~혀/어/여 indicates the reason or cause for the action or state expressed in the main clause. The form of ~혀/어/여 depends on the final syllable of the verb stem it follows: '혀' is used after a verb stem ending in '하', '어' after those ending in a vowel, and '여' after those ending in 'ㅏ' or 'ㅗ'.

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