Near in Korean: 가깝다’s meaning and pronunciation

Near in Korean, 가깝다 meaningNear in Korean is 가깝다. For examples, you can use like [가까운 위치, 가까운 자리]. In this post you will learn how to pronounce and use 가깝다 along with examples.

Basics

Word Part Chinese Sound
가깝다 adjective 가깝따

가깝다 Meaning

Meaning Explanation
near; close; adjacent Not far from a certain location.

Examples

가까운 위치.
close location.
가까운 자리.
close seat.
약국은 내가 입원해 있는 병원에서 가까웠다.
The pharmacy was close to the hospital where I was hospitalized.
그의 집과 우리 집은 걸어서 오 분밖에 걸리지 않을 정도로 가까워서 우리는 자주 만났다.
His house and ours were so close that it was only a five-minute walk, so we met often.

How to Conjugate 가깝다

①Formal High (합니다체)

Present    가깝습니다
Past    가까웠습니다
Past Perfect    가까웠었습니다
Future    가까울 것입니다
Condition    가깝겠습니다

②Informal High (해요체)

Present    가까워요
Past    가까웠어요
Past Perfect    가까웠었어요
Future    가까울 것이에요
Condition    가깝겠어요

③Informal Low (해체)

Present    가까워
Past    가까웠어
Past Perfect    가까웠었어
Future    가까울 것이야
Condition    가깝겠어

④Formal Low (한다체)

Present    가깝다
Past    가까웠다
Past Perfect    가까웠었다
Future    가까울 것이다
Condition    가깝겠다

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