[Grammar] 저는 폴이에요.

N+예요/이에요

1. Use :  N(consonant ending) +이에요
                N(vowel ending) + 예요

2. Meaning : Be verb like is, are, am (Polite way and informal way(friendly))

  • There is no space between noun and 예요/이에요
  • In Korean, there is no difference between is/are/am, so you don’t need to think about the subject at this moment.

3. Example :  의(vowel ending) +예요 -> 의사예요 ~is/are/am a doctor

카메(vowel ending) +예요 -> 카메라예요   ~is/are a camera

미국 사(consonant ending) + 이에요 -> 미국 사람이에요 ~is/are/am an American

선생(consonant ending) +이에요 -> 선생님이에요  ~is/are/am a teacher

4. You can use this as a question.

eg) 의사예요?  ~is a doctor?
카메라예요?   ~is a camera?
예요? What is/are ~?
누구예요? Who is/are/am ~?
선생님이에요? ~is a teacher?
학생이에요?  ~is a student?
이에요? Is he your older brother?
어느 나라 사람이에요? Where are you from?

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