The Alternative Korean Dictionary: 을게

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을게 〈eulge〉 Alternative forms: {{ko-l}} (after vowels), {{ko-l}}/{{ko-l}} (official until 1988)
inflectional suffix: {{ko-suffix}}
  1. (informal) A verbal suffix expressing future tense, a promise (I, we) promise (after consonants) {{ko-usex}}
The —을게 〈—eulge〉 (-eulge) form is only used after verb stems ending in consonants. For verb stems ending in vowels, the form {{ko-l}} is used instead. The —을게 〈—eulge〉 (-eulge) form is used in informal non polite speech (해체), and the —을게요 〈—eulgeyo〉 (-eulgeyo) form is used in informal polite speech (해요체). There is no form in formal speech (해라체, 하십시오체), and {{ko-l}} is used instead.

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