Verbs Negation

Negation is called bu jeong in Korean. Korean negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement into its opposite denial. Please see the structure below and see the difference compared to the English sentence structure.

English NegationKorean Negation
he is not here그는 여기 없습니다
that is not my book저것은 나의 책이 아닙니다
do not enter들어가지 마시오

Please see the example below.

English NegationKorean Negation
I don't speak나는 말하지 않습니다
he doesn't speak그는 말하지 않습니다
we don't speak우리는 말하지 않습니다