Category: Vocabulary

  • Basic Korean Expressions

    First, let’s start off by learning some of the basic Korean expressions. BASIC EXPRESSIONS WORD TRANSLATION 안녕하세요 HI, HELLO 감사합니다 THANK YOU, THANKS 고맙습니다 THANK YOU, THANKS 네 YES, YEAH 아니요 NO 맞아요 YES, CORRECT 안녕히 계세요 GOODBYE (TO PERSON WHO IS STAYING) 안녕히 가세요 GOODBYE (TO PEOPLE WHO ARE LEAVING) 죄송합니다 SORRY 미안합니다 SORRY…

  • Basic Korean Vocabulary

    Ok, now let’s learn some basic vocabulary. Here a list of some basic Korean vocabulary that you might find helpful. BASIC VOCABULARY WORD TRANSLATION 이 THIS 그 THAT (CLOSE) 저 THAT (FAR) 나 I,ME 저 I,ME (FORMAL) 나의,내 MY,MINE 저의,제 MY,MINE (FORMAL) 너, 자네 YOU 당신 YOU (FORMAL) 너의,네,니 YOUR 우리 WE,US 저희 WE,US (FORMAL)…

  • Basic Korean Nouns

    Ok, it’s time to learn some basic Korean nouns. These are nouns that you will commonly use in Korean. Sometimes multiple nouns have the same meaning in English, or vice versa. BASIC WORDS WORD TRANSLATION 것,거 THING 사람 PERSON 친구 FRIEND 분 PERSON (FORMAL) 시간 TIME 년 YEAR 남자 MAN,BOY 여자 WOMAN,GIRL 날,하루,일 DAY 세계…

  • Basic Korean Verbs

    Ok, it’s time to learn some basic Korean verbs. These are 50 verbs that you will commonly use in Korean. Sometimes multiple verbs have the same meaning in English, or vice versa. You’ve already learned two verbs. 이다, which means ‘to be’, and 있다, which means ‘to have’, or ‘to exist’. All Korean verbs end…

  • Using Korean numbers

    Korea has two different number systems. One is used mainly for counting and age, the other is used everywhere else. In Korean, the first number system is the native korean system, which is mainly used to count things, to say your age, and to say the hour of the time. They are: 하나(1), 둘(2), 셋(3),…

  • Who,what,when,where,why,how

    Let’s learn the basic interrogative words: who,what,when,where,why,how,how much,and which 1. Who (누구), what (뭐,무엇), when (언제), where (어디), why (왜), and how (어떻게) are usually used before verbs. 2. Which (어떤,무슨) is usually used before nouns. 3. How much (얼마나) is usually used before adverbs or adjectives. 4. To add the meaning of ‘somebody, sometime,…