The Korean Writing SystemSyllablesNounsPredicatesFormal and Informal SpeechPre-Final and Final EndingsSpeech LevelAdding ㅓ or ㅏ to a predicate stemAdding 으 to predicates stemsThe Deferential Speech LevelThe Intimate Speech LevelThe Polite Speech LevelThe Plain Speech LevelIrregular PredicatesThe Subject Particle 가 and 이The object particle 를 and 을The Topic Particle 는 and 은Forming a Sentence이다 and 아니다있다 and 없다NegationPast TensePredicates as ModifiersDeterminersBound NounsDesireNumbersCountersQuestionsThe Particle 에

The Particle 에

The particle 에 attaches to nouns and particles and can have several meanings. While not exhaustive, we present the most common usages here.

Location

The particle 에 attaches to a noun to indicate a location.
     
That book is in our school library.

Time

The particle 에 attaches to a noun to indicate a time.
지수   
지수 married last year

Destination

The particle 에 attaches to a noun to indicate a destination.
  
We decided to go to the park.

Action subject

The particle 에 attaches to a noun to indicate that an action is applied to it.
   
I watered the flowers.

Goal

The particle 에 attaches to a noun to indicate it is a goal or objective.
     
I aim at winning the gold medal at this competition.
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