Korean edit

Etymology edit

From 하게 (hage, familiar, semi-polite imperative of 하다 (hada, to do)) +‎ 체(體) (che, style).

Pronunciation edit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hageche
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hageche
McCune–Reischauer?hagech'e
Yale Romanization?hakey.chey

Noun edit

하게체 (hageche)

  1. familiar style, speech level of neutral politeness

Usage notes edit

Referring to the conjugation of verbs and adjectives, this style is generally only used by some older people when addressing younger people, friends, or relatives.

See also edit

(Other speech levels)