The Korean Writing SystemSyllablesNounsPredicatesFormal and Informal SpeechPre-Final and Final EndingsSpeech LevelAdding ㅓ or ㅏ to a predicate stemWords with 받침Adding 으 to predicates stemsThe Deferential Speech LevelThe Intimate Speech LevelThe Polite Speech LevelThe Plain Speech LevelThe Honorific Ending 시Irregular PredicatesParticlesThe Subject Particle 가 and 이The object particle 를 and 을The Topic Particle 는 and 은Forming a Sentence이다 and 아니다있다 and 없다NegationPast TensePredicates as ModifiersDeterminersBound NounsExpressing desire with 고 싶다NumbersCountersQuestionsThe Particle 에The Plural Particle 들The Possessive Particle 의The Particle 에서The Particle 도The Particle 부터The Particle 까지The Particle 만

The Particle 만

The particle is added to a noun or particle and has several meanings.
Perhaps the most common usage of 만 is to limit the scope of discussion to the word the particle marks.
He only writes with this fountain pen when signing important documents.
Of all the fruits, Jisoo likes only strawberries.
Of all the movies that are playing these days, I only want to see this movie.
만 can also be used to convey the speaker's least expectations.
Let us play rock-paper-scissors just one more time.
Can't we watch the TV drama just one more time?
만 can be used to described a required or preferred condition.
Minjun says something only when he sees me.
I'm not very hungry so I even if I eat this, it will be sufficient.