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Etymology 1[edit]

겄 ←

겼 →


(transliterations: RR , RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale )

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflectional Suffix[edit]


  1. (indicating intention) will; intend
    집에 가어요.
    Jib-e gagesseoyo.
    [I] intend to go home.
  2. (indicating supposition) I suppose; probably
    비가 오어요.
    Bi-ga ogesseoyo.
    It will probably rain.
    비가 벌써 왔어요.
    Bi-ga beolsseo watgesseoyo.
    I suppose it already rained.

See also[edit]

  • 거예요 (geoyeyo) (expresses intentions, future and probability)