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Korean Vocabulary

Frequency words (보통,절대,전혀,가끔,자주)

Here are some words that reflect how often you do something. In general, you use them before a verb. Note that some of these words, 전혀, 절대, 별로 can only be used in negative sentences.

절대로 안 가요 – I never go.

보통 언제 일해요? – When do you usually work?

이게 별로 안 먹어요 – I don’t eat this often.

FREQUENCY WORDS
WORD TRANSLATION
COUNTER WORD FOR NUMBER OF TIMES
며칠 HOW MANY DAYS
절대로 NEVER
가끔,때때로 SOMETIMES,OCCASIONALLY
자주,자꾸 OFTEN,FREQUENTLY
드물게 RARELY,SELDOM
전혀 IF EVER,NOT AT ALL
항상,언제나 ALWAYS
보통,대개 USUALLY
별로 NOT REALLY
일상 DAILY,DAY TO DAY
종일 WHOLE DAY
일주일 ONE WEEK
하루 ONE DAY, WHOLE DAY
이틀 TWO DAYS
사흘 THREE DAYS