-은지

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Korean 은디 (Yale: -unti), equivalent to Middle Korean (Yale: -un, realis adnominal suffix) + ᄃᆞ (Yale: to, semantically light dependent noun) + (Yale: -i).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?-eunji
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eunji
McCune–Reischauer?ŭnji
Yale Romanization?un.ci

SuffixEdit

은지 (-eunji)

  1. Alternative form of 는지 (-neunji); see -는지#Usage notes.
    미안한데, 혹시 여자애 인지 알아?
    Mian-hande, hoksi geu yeojaae myeot ban-i-nji ara?
    I'm sorry, but do you know what class that girl is in?
    그렇게까지 쁜지 모르겠는데.
    Geureokek-kaji yeppeu-nji-neun moreugenneunde.
    I don't know if she's that pretty.
    부친께서 안녕하신지?
    Buchin-kkeseo-neun annyeong-ha-si-nji-yo?
    Is your father well?
    어디 픈지 계속 누워 있다.
    Eodi-ga apeu-nji gyesok nuwo-man itda.
    He's lying down all the time, as if he's sick somewhere.

Usage notesEdit

  • Not to be confused with 은 지 (-eun ji, (chronologically) since...)