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Using ‘don’t’ in Korean!

We often hear these phrases in Kpop songs and dramas so we thought this short guide will help you advance in understanding key phrases!

If you want to say ‘don’t’ in korean use ~지마 (Jima) as a suffix for your verbs!

Here’s a few examples;

A) Don’t go – 가지마 (Kajima)

B) Don’t do it – 하지마 (Hajima)

C) Don’t laugh – 웃지마 (Ootjima)

D) Don’t eat – 먹지마 (Meokjima)

E) Don’t look – 보지마 (Bojima)

F) Don’t cry – 울지마 (Ooljima)

Let us know what you want to learn next!

Nabila Abib

An avid reader, constant day dreamer, and an occasional writer. If it’s Korean, I want to know about it! Walking K-film and K-drama dictionary. Has a soft spot for K-indie music.

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