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The Uses and Meanings of Ending ‘-ji(yo)’ in Internet Blog

  • Korean Semantics
  • 2006, 19(), pp.157-180
  • Publisher : The Society Of Korean Semantics
  • Research Area : Humanities > Korean Language and Literature

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ABSTRACT

Jang Gyeong-Hyeon. 2006. The Uses and Meanings of Ending ‘-ji(yo)’ in Internet Blog. Korean Semantics, 19. This paper gives some descriptions of Korean ending ‘-ji(yo)’ in internet blog. Nowadays blog is an prominent medium, in which communications are done as spoken language. Korean ending ‘-ji(yo)’ has some peculiar meanings and they has been investigated in spoken language. In this paper, some meanings and uses of ‘-ji(yo)’ are descripted in written language. I assume the media influence on style of text and the post/reply in blog are very important factors that determine the choice of some endings, especially ‘banmal’. ‘-ji(yo)’ shows five uses in blog texts; 1. additional explanation of precedin utterance 2. agreement on precedin utterance 3. showing experiences of the speaker 4. presentation of new information 5. the attitude of the speaker

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