까지

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Korean[edit]

Particle[edit]

까지 (kkaji)

  1. (generally) until, till, by (a time), up to
    1. Used to illustrate the extent of a finished action or situation.
      • 는 한 시부터 늦게까지 공부했어요.
        Naneun han sibuteo neutgekkaji gongbuhaesseoyo.
        I studied from one o’clock until late.
      • 매리가 부산에서 서울까지 열차갔어요.
        Maeriga Busaneseo Seoulkkaji yeolcharo gasseoyo.
        Mary went as far as/to Seoul from Busan by train.
    2. Used to illustrate to what extent an action will continue.
    3. Used to illustrate the degree or intensity of a situation.

Usage notes[edit]

Used after nouns, noun phrases, nominalized verbs in (gi): form, as well as adjectives in (ge) form.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 표준국어대사전 (accessed 2008-01-03), “까지”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]
  • Daum.net Korean-English Dictionary (accessed 2008-01-03), “까지”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[2]