거의

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Korean[edit]

Adverb[edit]

거의 (geoui)

  1. almost, nearly

Usage notes[edit]

When particle "-은"(eun), topic marker is attached to the original subject, this adverb is mostly used with subjective particle "-가/이" as if it is noun. For example:

  • 나무 거의 으로 뒤덮여 있다. (Trees are almost covered with blossoms.)
  • 나무들 거의 꽃으로 뒤덮여 있다. (The trees are almost covered with blossoms.)

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