-ㄹ/을 테니까 grammar meaning and example
-을 테니까(요) is equivalent to “since it might…” or “since he/she might…” and it gives a suggestion to the listener. The first clause provides a reason for.. and the second clause provides the suggestion or advice.
If there is [verb / adjective stem has] a final consonant -을 테니까(요) is used.
If there is no [verb/adjective stem has] final consonant -ㄹ 테니까(요) is used.
-ㄹ/을 테니까 is used for making suggestions or giving commands based on some sort of context.
-ㄹ/을 테니까is used in informal or casual situations and -ㄹ/을 테니까(요) is used in formal situations.
-ㄹ/을 테니까(요) can be used either in the middle of a sentence or at the end of a sentence. If it has to use in the middle or ends an informal sentence, you should drop the -요 and just use -ㄹ/을 테니까.
-ㄹ/을 테니까(요) can be used in the past tense sentence also by adding 았 / 었, the result is 았 / 었을 테니까(요).
테니까 grammar can not be used with 걱정이다, 고맙다, 미안하다.
-ㄹ/을 테니까 grammar conjugation
-ㄹ/을 테니까(요) is combined by -을 / ㄹ 터이다 and -(으)니까(요). -을 / ㄹ 터이다 means some kind of will or intention or a supposition and (으)니까(요) is used to express “because” or “so” in Korean.
-니까(요) and -ㄹ/을 테니까(요) are similar, both means “because” or “so” in Korean. But -ㄹ/을 테니까(요) is usually used when making an assumption.
-ㄹ/을 테니까(요) is used to show future actions. It is used to make an assumption about what might happen or what is going to happen in the future.
눈 많이 올 테니까 우산을 가져가세요.
The literal meaning is it is going to snow today, so bring an umbrella.
The actual meaning is I think/ assume it is going to snow today, so bring an umbrella.
It’s supposed to snow today, so bring an umbrella.
오늘은 많이 더울 테니까 물 많이 마셔. It’s going to be very hot today, so drink a lot of water. / I assume it’s going to be hot today, so drink a lot of water dress warmly.
제가 다 할 테니까 집으로 가세요. I’ll do it all, so go home. (this is not an assumption, but because you’re giving a command (telling someone to go home).
테니까 grammar + Adjective/ Verb conjugation
– past tense 과거 : 았/었을 테니까
– present/ future tense 현재 / 미래 : -(으)ㄹ 테니까
테니까 grammar + noun conjugation
– past tense 과거 : 였을 테니까
– present/ future tense 현재 / 미래 : -(으)ㄹ 테니까 일 테니까