-지 in 하지 마세요.

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Jgon

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English - USA
하지 마세요.
I know that it means "Please don't do [it]," but my question is what does the -지 stand for?
 
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  • Kross

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    Korean
    ~지 here functions as a 연결어미. It can be used when the speaker wants the hearer to stop the action that they are going to do now.
     
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