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"In what year?"

Translation:몇 년도에?

December 21, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YunisR

What is the 도 for?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oee16

It comes from (정)도 which means degree. It serves no real purpose apart from making the sentence sound more formal. Worth knowing though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SeanFogart4

It makes it ordinal and not cardinal. So it's clearly what year number rather than what number of years. Also it's used for fiscal/school/administrative years rather than just calendar years.

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