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

Questions

Most question are formed by using determiners and pronouns.
Asking about the identity of an object
is a pronoun used a placeholder for any object. 무엇 is often contracted to  or . For example, when inquiring what someone is eating:
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What do (you) eat?
In the same fashion, the pronouns  can be used to ask questions.
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Who are (you)?
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Where are (you) going?
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From when shall (I) start?
Asking about methods
When one wishes to inquire about a method or manner the adverb  is used.
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How can I go to Incheon?
Asking about reasons or motives
When one wishes to inquire about a reason the adverb  is used.
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Why (do they) always come late (for) practice?
Categories
When one wishes to ask which category or kind an object may belong to, the determiners is used.
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What kind of music do you usually listen to?
Selections
When one wishes to distinguish an object from a group of selections  is used.
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Which bus do I need to take to get to the airport?
Quantity
When one inquires about a quantity the numeral  is used. 몇 is placed before a counter.
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How many months did you spend?
Degree and extent
When one inquires about the degree to which something occurs, the adverb is used.
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How much would you like to drink?
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