Following up from last week’s word ‘to drink‘, this week’s word is ‘먹다‘ (Meok-da), To Eat! Check out the video above for the verb’s basics, and if you’re just learning Hangul, click the Romanisation tab above! We’ll be covering more tenses and conjugation in a future edition.
Each week we’ll be giving you the basics on a new word in video format for your convenience.[/wptab] [wptab name=’Romanisation’]
먹어(요) (present) – Meok-eo-(yo)
먹었어(요) (past) – Meo-geoss-eo-(yo)
먹어습니다 (present) – Meo-geo-seum-ni-da
먹었습니다 (past) – Meo-geoss-seum-ni-da[/wptab] [wptab name=’Examples’]
잘 먹었습니다! – I ate well (thanks for the food)*
피자 먹어요. – I am eating pizza.
밥 먹었어요? – Did you eat?/Have you eaten?
아이스크림 먹고 싶어… – I want to eat Ice Cream…
a-i-su-keu-rim meok-go ship-eo
*You can also say 잘 먹겠습니다 (jal meo-gess-seum-ni-da), which is more common.[/wptab] [end_wptabset]