Monday, October 3, 2016

Other Particles-1 (보다, 처럼, 같이, 만큼)

보다

The particle 보다 is used to make a comparative sentence. This particle isㅠattached to a noun that is being compared, and it is translated as “more than” or “rather than.” Consider the following example:


Notice that Tom’s room is the noun that is being compared to Jane’s room. Adverbs such as 더(more), 덜(less) and 훨씬(by far) can be used along with the particle 보다 to put more emphasis on the comparison, as shown below:


Here are more examples:


처럼 and 같이

The particle 처럼 is used to compare one noun with another. It is translated as “as if” and “like”. Consider the following examples:


The meaning of the particle 같이 is similar to that of 처럼, as shown below:


만큼

The particle 만큼 is used to express “as much as” or “to the extent to that”. Consider the following examples:


* Click to read related posts.
Grammar for Intermediates
Particles Part.1 (What are the particles in Korean)
Particles Part.2 (Case Particles)
Particles Part.3 (Special Particles)
Other Particles-2 (마다, 마저, 조차, 밖에)

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