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꾸준함이 성공의 열쇠입니다.
(ggu-jun-ham-i seong-gong-ui yeol-swi-ib-ni-da.)
Persistence is the key to success.

꾸준함 (ggu-jun-ham) -persistence

(ee) - [#1] subject particle

  1. subject particle
  2. this
  3. particle after verb or adjective to make adverb
  4. tooth, teeth
  5. two, 2 (hanja)
  6. lice
  7. person (particle after younger/same age person’s name)
  8. with
  9. different


성공 (seong-gong) - success

(ui) - [#1] - particle after noun to make possessive, ‘of’

  1. particle after noun to make possessive, ‘of’
  2. clinic, hospital (hanja)
  3. clothing (hanja)

열쇠 (yeol-swi) - key, clue

이다 (i da) - [#1] - 
to be (+ adjective or noun to describe something

  1. to be (+ adjective or noun to describe something
  2. particle in verb to add meaning of passivity

니다 (ni da) - polite ending


자유 의지는 단지 환상인가요?
(ja-yu ui-ji-neun dan-ji hwan-sang-in-ga-yo?)
Is free will only an illusion?

자유 (ja yu) -freedom

의지 (ui ji) - [#1] will

  1. will (noun)
  2. dependence, reliance

(neun) - [#3] - particle after a verb to modify a noun, present tense

  1. subject particle
  2. particle to add emphasis
  3. particle after a verb to modify a noun, present tense
  4. verb ending for present tense

단지 (dan ji) - only, just

환상 (hwan sang) - illusion, fantasy

이다 (i da) - [#1] to be (+ adjective or noun to describe something)

  1. to be (+ adjective or noun to describe something)
  2. particle in verb to add meaning of passivity

(yo) - [#2] particle after verb to finish sentence in semi-polite tone)

  1. particle after verb to make semi-polite question
  2. particle after verb to finish sentence in semi-polite tone)

그는 항상 연애운이 없었어요.
(geu-neun hang-sang yeon-ae-un-ee eobs-eoss-eo-yo.)
He’s always been unlucky in love.

(geu) - he, him, his [#1]

  1. he, him, his
  2. the, that (+people or object)

(neun) - subject particle[#1]

  1. subject particle
  2. particle to add emphasis
  3. particle after a verb to modify a noun, present tense
  4. verb ending for present tense

항상 (hang-sang) - always

연애 (yeon-ae) - dating, having a relationship

운 (un/woon) - luck

(ee) - subject particle [#1]

  1. subject particle
  2. this
  3. particle after verb or adjective to make adverb
  4. tooth, teeth
  5. two, 2 (hanja)
  6. lice
  7. person (particle after younger/same age person’s name)
  8. with
  9. ear
  10. different

없다 (eobs-da) - to not exist

(eoss) - past tense ending

(yo) -  particle after verb to finish sentence in semi-polite tone [#2]

  1. 1. particle after verb to make semi-polite question
  2. particle after verb to finish sentence in semi-polite tone
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  2. The ending ‘아/어/여’ 요
  3. Past and Future Tense
  4. Markers: - 에서, 까지 & 부터
  5. Directions - To/From (Who?)

Of course, I will be making more grammar notes, I just am not sure how to set them up right now.