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Particle (으)로 for Methods and Ways

To study this grammar point, please make sure you understand the following:

Particle (으)로 indicates methods or ways to accomplish an action, can be translated as by means of in English.

  • Use for words ending with vowel or consonant ㄹ
  • Use 으로 for words ending with consonant
비행기로 왔어요.
I came by plane.
한국말로 말합시다.
Let’s speak in Korean.
국수는 젓가락으로 먹어요.
We eat noodles with chopsticks.