Si or Eusi?

shaoshi

When talking about action words in the honorific system, which do you use to make the verb more polite, Si, or Eusi? How do you know which one to use?

sujung-lee

Hi Ace, It depends on the verb itself, whether it ends in a consonant or a vowel, what tense you are using, etc. Some of the verbs are irregular as well, for example 먹다 (to eat) changes form - if I wanted to ask a close friend/junior to eat I would say "먹어" but to an elder I would say "드세요". Do you have a verb in particular you're confused about?

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