Yim Chae-Hun. 2002. The Study of Korean Figurative Constructions - Focusing on the Postpositions, ‘-churum’ and ‘-mankum’. Korean Semantics, 10. This study examines syntactic and semantic characteristics of the construction comprised the postpositions, ‘-churum’ and ‘-mankum’ (After, these will be called figurative adverbials). The preceding studies only concentrated these postpositions in term of comparative degree. But thses interpretations limited to make various characteristics clear. Figurative adverbials have a feature that modifies predicates, unlike the other adverbials. This study, based on these adverbial features, examines various characteristics of figurative constructions.Figurative adverbials have the usages of degree and mood as adverbs. While ‘-churum’ have the usage of mood, ‘-mankum’ have the usage of degree. Also, Figurative adverbials was interpreted in relation to the other sentence constitutes. This proposes help to take a step forward for sentence semantics that verb meanings take the lead in.