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what is the function of 에 in this sentence?

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Vitoria
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what is the function of 에 in this sentence?

Postby Vitoria » December 17th, 2017 7:20 am

in '책상 위에 컴퓨터가 있어요', what role does 에 play exactly? I mean, why does it come after the preposition '위' (on)?
thanks for the help <3

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Re: what is the function of 에 in this sentence?

Postby contactus_231994 » December 19th, 2017 4:17 pm

Hello,

Thanks for posting. '에' is a place particle and usually means 'at'.
So 책상 위에=at the top of the desk.

Hope this was of help.
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Lyn
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