Are you thinking of something or someone?
The verb 생각하다 (saenggakhada) is in dictionary form which means ‘to think’. The base form is 생각하 (saenggakha) while the infinitive form is 생각해 (saenggakhae). These are some of its use that I learned to create:
- 나도 당신을 생각하고 있어요 (Nado dangshineul saenggakhago isseoyo) – I am thinking of you too. This is in present progressive form, please note that 고 있어요 is added to the base form of the verb.
- 당신을 생각했어요 (Dangshineul saenggakhaesseoyo) – I thought about you.
- 나도 너 맞아는 생각해요 (Nado no majaneun saenggakhaeyo) – I (also) think you’re right.
Some tenses are formed using the base form like the future form -겠어요 (-kesseoyo) while some are formed using the infinitive form like past form, in fact 생각해 (saenggakhae) can be used in a sentence for informal (intimate) style.
4 Replies to “Vocabulary : To Think”
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■나도 너 맞아는 생각해요(x)
■나도 당신이 맞다고 생각해요(o)
Hi, ur blog are helping me alot. now i’m trying to learn how to read hangul. and hoping you can teach me. hihi!! anyway, how to say, ‘I think he is cute’??