[Grammar] ~잖아

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~잖아 (jan-a)

It is hard to give an exact definition to this particle but it has the meaning of “you know it”.

It is commonly used when you talk to a friend or someone whom you know.

When the statement that you’re about to make is a fact that is known by both of you, or at least that’s what you think, you would attach 잖아 behind.

Example: 왜 밥을 안 먹나? 나 직접 만들었잖아.
English translation: Why are you not eating? I personally cook this (and you know it).