Some predicates have a corresponding negated predicate. Some predicates are defined as the negation of another predicate. For example, and . and . and . Predicates not appearing in these pairs can be negated using the 안 and the 지 않다 construction.
Negation with 안
Compound predicates are of the form noun + 하다. For example, . If a predicate is not a compound predicate, it can be negated by placing 안 before to the predicate. This construction can not be used for proposotive or imperative clauses.
The meeting is not starting?
Negation with -지 않다
The construction can also be used to negate a predicate where 지 is placed after the predicate stem.
(I) will not close (my) eyes.