Posted: 2010-06-06 / Updated: 2018-02-07

Similar to English preposition, Korean Essential Concepts and Terms for Grammar Study are short words that serve as markers for the modified nouns, verbs or adjectives. A particle shows the relationship between the modified phrase and the rest of the sentence.

It is also called postposition because it immediately follows the phrase it aims to modify.

Notice that many Korean particles are multi-functional. They have different meanings based on the context.

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