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AVN ~(는)군요

Today we'll be looking at the usage of "A/V/N ~(는)군요" Korean grammar point with some examples.

Usage :

The usage of ~(는)군요 is fairly simple. It is used by the speaker to express surprise, a sudden realization of something new. For example, if you want to say, "You really like ice cream", you will say, 아이스크림을 좋아하는군요. 

This grammar pattern is used when speaker learns a new fact/information and reacts with surprise. This can be used for direct observation or experience. 

It can be equivalent to saying " I see / I didn't know that. "

For e.g. Is that so? I didn't knew that He is a teacher. 

그렇군요? 그는 선생님인지 몰랐어요.

Conjugation rule :

You just have to add 는군요 after removing 다 from the base form of the verb, and have to add 군요 after removing 다 from the stem of the adjective and (이)군요 after the Noun.

Verb + 는군요

Adj + 군요

Noun + (이)군요

Let's see some examples; -

Verb : ~는군요

1. It's snowing in Seoul.

서울에는 눈이 내리는군요.

2. You're building a new house over there.

저기에 새 집을 짓는군요.

3. Your child eats well regardless of food.

아이가 음식을 가리지 않고 잘 먹는군요.

For formal speech use 는군요. For informal speech use 는구나 or 는군.


Adjective : 군요

1. The child has big and pretty eyes because he resembles dad.

아이가 아빠 닮아서 눈이 크고 예쁘군요.

2. I was looking for my cell phone for a long time, and it was there.

휴대 전화를 한참 찾았는데 거기에 있었군요.

3. Time flies so fast that we're already parents already.

우리가 벌써 부모가 되다니 세월이 참 빠르군요.

For formal speech use 군요 for informal ones use 군요.


Noun : (이)군요 

While using 군 with nouns you can either attached 이 or omit.

1. 선생님이다 - 선생님이군요 / 선생님군요.

2. 가수이다 - 가수이군요 / 가수군요.

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