Korean Grammar Dictionary

-기는(요) 【칠칠맞기는 . 】 [ edit | delete | edit examples ]
종결 어미 Final ending (종결 어미 Final ending)
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VERB-기는, i.e., nominalizer -기 followed by topic particle 는 to set up a topic—speaking of VERB-ing ... ; when it comes to VERB-ing ... ; as for VERB-ing ... .

칠칠맞기는 . ()
Talk about sloppy.

살아 있기는 살아 있을까? (학마을 )
But are they alive?; or, But do you suppose they're really alive?