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  • IPA(key)[e̞ɡe̞]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? ege
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ege
McCune–Reischauer? ege
Yale Romanization? eykey


에게 (ege)

  1. the dative particle; to
    엄마에게 전화를 했습니다. 
    Eommaege jeonhwareul haetseumnida.
    I called my mother.

Usage notesEdit

에게 is the non-honorific form of (kke). Both are used only with nouns denoting animate objects (usually people or animals). For nouns denoting inanimate objects, (e) is used instead.