Today, I have learned a new verb ending which is (으)ㄹ 까 (요). This two shaped verb ending is attached to base verb in this manner:
- -ㄹ까(요): -lkka(yo) attached to verb ending in vowel, i.e 갈까요 (가 – ga for go), 슬까요 (스-su for write)
- 을까(요): -eulka(yo) attached to verb ending in consonant, i.e 먹을까요 (먹 – mok for eat), 읽을까요 (읽 – ilk for read)
This verb ending is consist of prospective modifier in the form of -(으)ㄹ and post modifier 까 which means it is a question of [verb]. So using the example above 갈까요 (Kalkkayo) this would mean ‘shall well go?’ and 슬까요 (seulkkayo) would then mean ‘shall we write?’
A tip is given on tricky verbs such as 구 (Gu which means to broil) and 더 (Deo which means hot) these verbs while they end in vowel instead of attaching -ㄹ까요, transformation is 구울까요 (Gu-ulkkayo) and 더울까요 (Deoulkkayo) respectively. These verbs which are considered w-verb takes 울 prospective modifier.