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Korean Vocabulary

Basic Korean Adjectives

Ok, now let’s learn some basic adjectives (descriptive verbs).

Here a list of some basic Korean adjectives that you might find helpful.

COMMON ADJECTIVES
WORD TRANSLATION
크다 TO BE BIG
작다 TO BE SMALL
넓다 TO BE WIDE
좁다 TO BE NARROW
높다 TO BE HIGH
길다 TO BE LONG
짧다 TO BE SHORT
무겁다 TO BE HEAVY
가볍다 TO BE LIGHT
똥똥하다 TO BE FAT
깡마르다 TO BE SKINNY
좋다 TO BE GOOD
나쁘다 TO BE BAD
무섭다 TO BE SCARY
재밌다 TO BE FUNNY/INTERESTING
이상하다 TO BE WEIRD/STRANGE
이쁘다, 예쁘다, 아름답다 TO BE PRETTY/BEAUTIFUL
못생기다, 밉다 TO BE UGLY
많다 TO BE MANY
적다 TO BE FEW
두껍다 TO BE THICK
얇다 TO BE THIN
시끄롭다 TO BE LOUD/NOISY
조용하다 TO BE QUIET
안전하다 TO BE SAFE
위험하다 TO BE DANGEROUS
복잡하다 TO BE COMPLEX
간단하다 TO BE SIMPLE
수줍다 TO BE SHY
피곤하다, 고단하다, 노곤하다 TO BE TIRED
다르다 TO BE DIFFERENT
같다 TO BE THE SAME
비슷하다 TO BE SIMILAR
중요하다 TO BE IMPORTANT
즐겁다 TO BE ENJOYABLE, TO BE PLEASANT
덥다 TO BE HOT (WEATHER)
춥다 TO BE COLD (WEATHER)
싸다 TO BE CHEAP
비싸다 TO BE EXPENSIVE
기쁘다, 행복하다, 유쾌하다 TO BE HAPPY
슬프다 TO BE SAD
쉽다 TO BE EASY
어렵다 TO BE DIFFICULT
착하다 TO BE NICE
똑똑하다, 영민하다, 영리하다, 명석하다 TO BE INTELLIGENT/SMART
귀엽다 TO BE CUTE
젊다, 어리다 TO BE YOUNG
늙다 TO BE OLD
튼튼하다, 강하다, 튼실하다 TO BE STRONG
약하다 TO BE WEAK