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Unit 1: Lessons 1 8
Vocabulary List






This Vocabulary List represents the first 350 words introduced from Lessons 1 8 on
HowtoStudyKorean.com. Use this list to getter a better understanding of each word by seeing
how they can be used in sentences.

You will not be able to learn Korean simply by studying these words and the example sentences
provided. You must study Korean grammar if you want to develop any proficiency in reading,
writing, speaking and listening. In order to understand the example sentences provided for each
word, you will need to have a basic understanding of Korean grammar.

The grammar within some of the example sentences might be above your level. Providing
example sentences that are too easy only allows me to create simple (unhelpful) sentences.
Providing example sentences that are too difficult would make the learner confused. I made all
attempts to use grammar that could be understood by a novice Korean learner.
Teaching grammar is beyond the scope of this Vocabulary List, but for a description of every
grammatical principle used, visit www.howtostudykorean.com .

A Romanization has been given to every Korean word. Note that the letters used to not
completely match to the typical Romanizations that you would see based on the Revised
Romanization of Korean. The Romanizations provided are only to help you with pronunciation
and I do not recommend studying them in any form (study the Hangul equivalents instead).

Also, note that there are many ways that verbs, adjectives and can be conjugated.
Throughout this vocabulary list, the informal high respect form is used. For a complete list of
other possible conjugations that can be used, visit Lesson 6 of www.howtostudykorean.com

Lesson 1..2
Lesson 2..7
Lesson 3.11
Lesson 4.....16
Lesson 5.23
Lesson 6.29
Lesson 7.35
Lesson 8.40
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Nouns:
(han-guk)
Translation: Korea
Common Usages: (Korean person), (Korean language)
Examples: 7 = I lived in Korea for seven years
= I will go to Korea next year
= My mom will come to Korea this year
= I learned Korean in Korea
(do-si)
Translation: city
Example: = Seoul is a big city
(i-reum)
Translation: Name
Common Usages: ? (What is your name?), __ (My name is__)
Examples: ? = What is that persons name?
= My name is
/ (jeo/jae)
Translation: formal version of: I, me
Common Usages: (I), (I), (my)
Notes: When used as the subject of a sentence, translates to I, when used as the object of a
sentence, means me. changes to when / are attached. Visit Lesson 2 of
HowtoStudyKorean.com for more information.
Examples: = I met a friend
= My friend met me
= I saw a movie last week
= I didnt eat rice for 3 days
/ (na/nae)
Translation: informal version of: I, me
Common Usages: (I), (I), (my)
Notes: When used as the subject of a sentence, translates to I, when used as the object of a
sentence, means me. changes to when / are attached. See Lesson 2.
Examples: = I met a friend
= My friend met me
= I will go to Korea next year
1 = I bought one apple
(nam-ja)
Translation: man, boy
Common Usages: (handsome man), (strong man)
Examples: = He is a handsome man
= That man came into room
= I met a handsome man
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(yeo-ja)
Translation: woman, girl
Common Usages: (pretty girl), (beautiful girl)
Example: = She is a beautiful girl
= That girls hair color is natural
= My girlfriend is cute and pretty
(keu)
Translation: that
Common Usages: (that thing), (that person)
Notes: Used as an adjective before a noun to have the meaning that ___. Used when object is
being talked about in a previous sentence, and is being referred to in the current sentence.
Example: = That man is my father
= That girl wanted to marry me
= I want that book
(ee)
Translation: this
Common Usages: (this thing), (this person)
Notes: Used as an adjective before a noun to have the meaning this ___. Used when object is
within reaching distance.
Example: = This car is too expensive
= I dont want to watch this movie anymore
? = Is this too small?
(jeo)
Translation: that
Common Usages: (that thing), (that person)
Notes: Used as an adjective before a noun to have the meaning this ___. Used when object is
further than reaching distance away.
Example: ? = Who is that person?
(keot)
Translation: thing
Common Usages: (this thing), (that thing), (that thing)
Notes: Not only used as a simple noun, but also used to make full sentences (using gerunds). See
Lesson 25 of HowtoStudyKorean.com for more information.
Example: = I only like expensive things
? = How do you do that (thing)?
? = What is this (thing)?
? = How much is this (thing)?
(ui-ja)
Translation: chair
Common Usages: (sit on a chair)
Example: = She rose up from her chair
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(tak-ja)
Translation: table
Common Usages: (on top of the table)
Examples: = I will put the magazine on the table
= The pen was (laying) on the table
(suhn-saeng-nim)
Translation: teacher
Examples: = I want to be a teacher
= I always see my teacher at school
(chim-dae)
Translation: bed
Examples: = The baby is sleeping in the bed
= Im lying in bed
(jip)
Translation: house/home
Common Usages: (to go home)
Examples: = I am going back (returning) home
= House prices are getting expensive
(cha)
Translation: car
Common Usages: (to drive a car), (to be riding in a car)
Example: = Our dad always drives his car safely
2 = I have 2 cars
? = What type of car do you want?
(sa-lam/sa-ram)
Translation: person
Common Usages: (Korean person), (that person), (this person)
Notes: The formal version of is
Examples: = That person is very smart
= All Asian people use chopsticks well
(chaek)
Translation: book
Common Usages: (to read a book)
Examples: = I want to read a good book
= I will write a book about it
= I gave my friend back his book





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(kuhm-pyu-tuh)
Translation: computer
Notes: Many new Korean words are simply English words with a Korean pronunciation
pronouncing in Korean will sound like computer
Common Usages: (turn on a computer), (turn off a computer)
Examples: = The computer is turned of
= I turned the computer on
= The computer is (in the state of being) on
(na-mu)
Translation: tree/wood
Examples: = I made a house out of wood
= I built our house out of wood
(so-pa)
Translation: sofa, couch
Example: = He is sitting on the couch
(chung-guk)
Translation: China
Common Usages: (Chinese person), (Chinese language)
Example: = We are going to China soon
(il-bon)
Translation: Japan
Common Usages: (Japanese Person), (Japanese language)
Example: = That person is from Japan
(mun)
Translation: door, gate
Common Usages: (east big gate tourist attraction in Seoul), (south big gate
tourist attraction and market in Seoul)
Example: = You have to close the door
= I locked the door
= I will open the door
(ui-sa)
Translation: doctor
Examples: = I am afraid of doctors
= doctors have a lot of money
(hak-saeng)
Translation: students
Common Usages: (university student), (elementary school), (middle
school student), (high school student)
Examples: = I taught the class to the students
= The teacher went to the museum with the students

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Adverbs and Other Words:
(ee-da)
This is the first time you are being introduced to a word that must be conjugated in order to be
used. Visit Lesson 5 of HowtoStudyKorean.com for more information. Any word that ends in
must be conjugated to be used.
Translation: to be (is, am, are, was, were)
Common usages: __ (My name is __), ? (What is your name?)
____ = I am a ______
Notes: to be can be many words in English. For example, I am, he is, they are, I was, they
were. acts as all of these words.
Examples: = I am a beautiful girl
= That building is a school
= That thing is a picture
= This (person) is my sister
= That was a big secret
= I was a doctor
(neigh)
Translation: yes
Notes: Informally, you can say to mean yes
Example: , = Yes, I want to go
(ah-ni)
Translation: no
Notes: In formal situations, is more respectful
Example: , = No, I didnt do it
(ahn)
Translation: adverb that makes verbs or adjectives negative
Notes: is placed before a verb or adjective to turn it into a negative word. The meaning is
synonymous to ~ . Visit Lesson 8 for more information.
Example: = That girl is not beautiful
= I didn't see the last thing
= I didnt eat breakfast













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Nouns:
(na-ra/na-la)
Translation: country
Examples: ? What country did you come from?
= The US is a democratic nation
? = is Korea a good country?
(ka-bang)
Translation: backpack, bag
Common Usages: (carry a bag)
Example: = I put my books into my backpack
(chang-mun)
Translation: window
Example: = I opened a window because it is too hot
= I looked through the window
(jap-chi)
Translation: magazine
Example: = I read a magazine
(bang)
Translation: room, bedroom
Examples: = My room is too small/narrow
= This room is narrow
= That man came into room
(naeng-jaeng-go)
Translation: refrigerator, fridge
Example: = I put the vegetables in the fridge
(kang-a-ji)
Translation: dog/puppy
Common Usages: (to raise a puppy)
Notes: The word is usually used for dogs that are not pets.
Examples: = When I was young, I wanted to raise a puppy
= I buried my dog
(ko-yang-i)
Translation: cat
Examples: = Cats are different than dogs
= The cat us under the chair
= Dogs are bigger than cats and mice
(jwi)
Translation: rat/mouse
Example: = Rats are very dirty
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(pen)
Translation: pen
Common Usages: (to write with a pen)
Examples: = I wrote that with a pen
4 = I bought 4 pens
= I have a pen
(juhn-hwa-gi)
Translation: phone
Notes: A is a typical land-line style phone that nobody uses anymore, and thus, is not
said as often as it used to be said
Example: = These days, nobody uses a phone
(kuh-pi)
Translation: coffee
Common Usages: (to drink coffee)
Notes: Notice that there is no F in Korean, and thus, Korean people use to make the F
sound
Example: = I drank coffee with my friends
(sik-dang)
Translation: restaurant
Examples: = I want to go to a good restaurant
= The restaurant is beside the bank
10 = It takes 10 minutes to get from our school to the
restaurant
(kuhn-mul)
Translation: building
Examples: = That building is very high
= That building is different from yesterday
= That school is a historical building
(Te-re-bi-juhn)
Translation: Television
Notes: Originates from the English pronunciation of Television. Often shortened to TV
Example: ! = Dont watch TV for a long time!
(mi-guk)
Translation: The United States
Common Usages: (an American)
Examples: ? = Are you an American?
= I will go to the US next week




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(kae-na-da)
Translation: Canada
Common Usages: (Canadian)
Example: = I am from Canada
= I want to go to Canada
(hak-kyo)
Translation: school
Examples: = I studied at the school
= I am inside the school
= I will go to school tomorrow
(ho-tel)
Translation: hotel
Examples: = There is a restaurant in the hotel
= The hotel is beside the school
(eun-haeng)
Translation: bank
Examples: = The hotel is beside the bank
= My dad went into the bank



Adverbs and Other Words:
(an)
Translation: inside, within
Common Usages: (inside a house), (inside a room)
Notes: Position words are placed after the noun they describe. is typically attached to a word
of position.
Examples: = My friend is in the bank
5 5 = I want to learn 5 languages within 5 years
= The dog is in the house
(wi)
Translation: on, on top, above
Common Usages: (on the table)
Example: = The magazine is on the table
(mit)
Translation: under/beneath/below
Examples: = The cat is below the chair
= The cat is under the chair
(yuhp)
Translation: beside, next to
Example: = The school is next to the bank
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(dwi)
Translation: behind
Examples: = The hospital is behind the museum
= I am behind the school
(ap)
Translation: in-front
Example: = The house is in-front of the store
(yuh-gi)
Translation: here
Notes: The placement of is usually assumed and therefore omitted. and combine
to form
Examples: ! = Come here quick!
= Some man came here yesterday
= I came here to meet a friend

Verbs:
(itda)
Translation: to have
Notes: has two meanings. See the other meaning directly below this one. When used as to
have, / must be attached to the object that is being possessed. For more information, visit
Lesson 2.
Examples: = I have a pen
= I have a lot of money
(itda)
Translation: to be at/in a location
Notes: is typically attached to the location where something/somebody is
Examples: = I am at the bank
? ? = Where is mom? Did she go to the hospital?
















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Nouns:
(eum-sik)
Translation: food
Common Usages: (delicious food), (to eat food)
Examples: = I ate a lot of food
= There is a lot of food
= I always eat food in the evening
(ke-i-keu)
Translation: cake
Notes: Literally the English pronunciation of cake spelled out in Korean
Example: = I want to eat cake on my birthday
(gong-hang)
Translation: airport
Examples: = I departed from Incheon airport
= I went to the airport for the first time yesterday
(byuhng-won)
Translation: hospital
Examples: = Im going to the hospital because I am sick
= I saw my friend at the hospital
(gong-won)
Translation: park
Examples: = I played in the park with friends
= I will meet my friend at the park
= I will go to the park with my dad
(han-guk-uh)
Translation: the Korean language
Common Usages: (in Korean)
Examples: = I spoke in Korean
= I will study Korean tomorrow.
2 = I took an Korean class for 2 months
(muh-li)
Translation: head, the hair on ones head
Common Usages: (to have a head ache), (to have a stomach ache)
Examples: = I cant go to school because my head hurts
= I scratched my head
(da-li)
Translation: leg
Example: = I wish my legs were long


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(son-ga-lak)
Translation: finger
Examples: = I pressed the button with my finger
= My finger is long
(kwi)
Translation: ear
Example: = Rabbits have big ears
(pal)
Translation: arm
Examples: = I have a tattoo on my arm
= My arm is sore
(noon)
Translation: eye(s)
Examples: = I cant open my eyes
= My favorite part about you is your eyes
(ib)
Translation: mouth
Example: = I kissed my girlfriend on the lips
(bae)
Translation: stomach, belly
Examples: = My stomach is sore
= I cant work because my stomach hurts
(buh-seu)
Translation: bus
Common Usages: (to ride a bus), (to get off a bus)
Examples: = I got on the bus at Seoul station
= The next bus will depart from that stop
(bae)
Translation: boat, ship
Common Usages: (to take/ride a boat)
Example: = I went to Jeju by boat

Verbs:
(muhk-da)
Translation: to eat
Common Usages: (to eat rice/food)
Examples: ? = Have you eaten?
= I ate rice for breakfast
= I usually only eat fruit for lunch

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(ka-da)
Translation: to go
Examples: = Tomorrow I am will go to school
= My friend went that way
(man-na-da)
Translation: to meet
Example: = I met a friend yesterday
2 = I will meet two people tomorrow
2 = I will meet two more people tomorrow
(dahd-da)
Translation: to close
Common Usages: (close a door)
Examples: = I closed the door
= I closed the door because it is too cold
(yuhl-da)
Translation: to open
Common Usages: (to open a door)
Example: = I opened the window
(won-ha-da)
Translation: to want
Notes: This word can only be used to say that you want a noun. You cannot say that you want to
do a verb using
Examples: = I want a bigger house
= I want that book
(man-deul-da)
Translation: to make
Examples: ? = How did you make that?
= I built that with my hands
(ha-da)
Translation: to do
Notes: Attaching to nouns (usually of Chinese origin) changes that noun into a verb. For
example: = cooking, = to cook. For more information, see Lesson 3.
Example: ? = When did you do that?
(mal-ha-da)
Translation: to speak, to say
Examples: ? = What did you say?
= he speaks Korean naturally
(i-hae-ha-da)
Translation: to understand
Example: ? = Did you understand what I said (my speaking?)
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()
Translation: to like
Examples: = I like our school
= I like that teacher

Adjectives:
(keu-da)
Translation: big
Notes: For more information on how to conjugate adjectives, see Lesson 4 and Lesson 5.
Examples: = That house is very big
= I am taller (my height is bigger) than my brother
(jak-da)
Translation: small
Example: = I live in a small house
(sae-rob-da)
Translation: new
Notes: irregular conjugation. For a list of all irregular conjugations, visit Lesson 7.
Examples: = I bought a new car
= That hospital is new
(nalk-da)
Translation: old
Notes: This word is not used to describe a person, only an object.
Example: = This schools building is very old
(bi-ssa-da)
Translation: expensive
Example: = This (thing) is too expensive
= House prices are getting expensive
(ssa-da)
Translation: in-expensive
Example: = this store sells cheap/inexpensive food
(a-reum-dab-da)
Translation: beautiful
Examples: = That girl is very beautiful
= That teacher is beautiful
(ddung-ddung-ha-da)
Translation: fat, chubby
Example: = That person is very fat
(kil-da)
Translation: long
Example: = That girls hair is long

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(choh-da)
Translation: good
Notes: is often used to have the meaning to like. When using it to have this meaning,
/ needs to be attached to the object. For more information, visit Lesson 3.
Examples: = Our school is very good
= I like our school
= that teacher is good

Adverbs and Other Words:
(a-ju)
Translation: very
Example: = The weather is very hot
(mae-u)
Translation: very, really
Example: = This food is very delicious
= I ran really quickly
(nuh-mu)
Translation: too
Notes: Though means too, it has gotten to the point in society where Korean people use
to mean very as well (especially with the younger generation). Whereas too should
indicate a negative meaning, often indicates a positive meaning.
Examples: = This is very delicious (note that the meaning is no this is
TOO delicious)
= I eat too much sometimes
= I was really sick yesterday


















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Nouns:
(kil)
Translation: road, street
Example: = Turn right at this street
(kuh-li)
Translation: road, street
Examples: = There was a lot of people on the street
= I crossed the long street
(u-li)
Translation: we, us, our
Common Usages: (our)
Examples: = We went to Seoul yesterday
= I built our house out of wood
(son)
Translation: hand
Common Usages: (with ones hand)
Example: () = I raised/lifted my hand
= My hand is big
(yuhng-uh)
Translation: English (language)
Common Usages: (in English)
Examples: = When I teach, I always do so in English
= I will study English
= Korean people want to practice
their English with foreigners
(taek-si)
Translation: taxi
Common Usages: (to ride/take a taxi)
Example: = The taxi is quicker than the bus
(yuhl-cha)
Translation: train
Common Usages: (to go by train), (to ride/take a train)
Example: = The train is faster than the taxi
(yuhk)
Translation: (train/subway) station
Common Usages: (Seoul Station)
Example: ? = How do I get to Hong-dae station?
= I will get off at Seoul station


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(buh-seu juhng-ryu-jeong)
Translation: bus station
Example: = You must get on the bus at the bus station
(bi-haeng-ki)
Translation: airplane
Common Usages: (to take/ride an airplane)
Example: = If you want to go there, you must take
an airplane
(ja-juhng-ga)
Translation: bicycle
Common Usages: (to ride a bicycle)
Example: = I like riding bicycles
(ah-nae)
Translation: wife
Examples: = My wife is very pretty
2 = Before marrying my wife, we
went out/dated for 2 years
(ah-ee)
Translation: child, baby
Example: 2 = My child is still 2 years old
(ah-deul)
Translation: son
Examples: = Our son is a university student
= Grandpa gave money to our son
(ddal)
Translation: daughter
Example: = Our daughter attends that high school
(nam-pyuhn)
Translation: husband
Examples: = my husband is a teacher
= I will meet my husband at the park
(ah-buh-ji)
Translation: father
Example: = Dad is working now
= My brother and dad saw a movie
(uh-muh-ni)
Translation: mother
Example: = Our mom attended Seoul University
= I ate (rice) with my mom and my friend

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(pyuhn-ji)
Translation: letter
Common Usages: (to write a letter)
Examples: = I wrote a letter for my girlfriend
= I received a letter from my girlfriend
(mat)
Translation: taste
Common Usages: (delicious), (not delicious)
Notes: and come together to make delicious but this literally means to have taste.
Examples: = The taste is a little bit strange
= Red apples are the most delicious
(shik-sa)
Translation: meal
Common Usages: (breakfast), (lunch), (dinner)
Examples: = I prepared a meal for grandmother
= I didnt eat breakfast
(ah-chim-shik-sa)
Translation: breakfast
Examples: = I didnt eat breakfast today
= I ate rice for breakfast
(ah-chim)
Translation: morning
Common Usages: (breakfast)
Examples: = I woke up early in the morning
= I only studied from morning to night
(mool)
Translation: water
Common Usages: (to drink water)
Examples: = If you want to do well, you must drink water
= I only drink water
(sa-kwa)
Translation: apple
Example: = I bought apples and bananas

Verbs:
(o-da)
Translation: to come
Common Usages: ~ (to come from)
Example: = That person came from the United States
? = When are the friends coming?
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(kkeut-nae-da)
Translation: to finish
Examples: = I finished my homework
= I will finish my homework then go home
(choom-choo-da)
Translation: to dance
Notes: The word is the noun dance, as in a dance. Coupled with the verb is
means to dance.
Example: = I like dancing
(ahl-da)
Translation: to know
Common Usages: (okay, I understand), (okay, I understand)
Examples: = I know that person
= I know that
= Everybody knows that girl
(kut-da)
Translation: to walk
Example: = We walked home
10 = I walked for 10 minutes
(bae-oo-da)
Translation: to learn
Common Usages: (to learn Korean), (to learn English)
Examples: ? = Since when did you learn Korean?
= I learned that (thing) last time
= I learned Korean in Korea
(yuhn-seup-ha-da)
Translation: to practice
Example: = Korean people want to
practice their English with foreigners
(sal-da)
Translation: to live
Example: = I live in Seoul
? = Which house do you live in?
(saeng-kak-ha-da)
Translation: to think
Notes: Typically the grammatical principle ~/ precedes as if it is a quoted
sentence. For more information, visit Lesson 52.
Examples: = I think that way as well
= I was thinking about you
? = What do you think about that girl?

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Passive Verbs:
(kkeut-na-da)
Translation:
Notes: This is the first passive verb you have come across. For more information on passive
verbs, visit Lesson 14.
Examples: ? = Is the concert already finished?
= My homework is finished

Adjectives:
(wi-huhm-ha-da)
Translation: dangerous
Examples: = That place is very dangerous, so dont go
= This type of work is dangerous
(jal-saeng-ki-da)
Translation: handsome
Notes: A composition of the adverb (well) and the verb (to look like), which means it
gets conjugated as a verb. It typically conjugates to the past tense () even when talking
about the present tense.
Examples: = That man is very handsome
= I meet a handsome man
(mot-saeng-ki-da)
Translation: ugly
Notes: A composition of the adverb (not well, poorly) and the verb . Like , it
is conjugated as a verb in the past tense.
Example: = That man is very ugly
(pi-kon-ha-da)
Translation: tired
Example: = I am very tired because I worked a lot
(da-reu-da)
Translation: different
Common Usages: (another)
Notes: When saying something is different from something, /// must be attached to
the noun that is being compared. See Lesson 15 for more information.
Examples: = I want to see a different movie
= We are so different
= That building is different from yesterday
(seul-peu-da)
Translation: sad
Example: = I am very sad because my grandfather
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(mas-sheet-da)
Translation: delicious
Common Usages: see
Examples: = I want to eat something delicious
= Red apples are the most delicious
(jae-mi-eet-da)
Translation: funny
Notes: Like the word , is made up of and the verb (to have).
Therefore, even though is an adjective (funny), it must be conjugated as a verb
Examples: = That movie was very funny
= That man is a funny person
(manh-da)
Translation: many
Notes: An adjective that means many, can be placed before a noun to describe it, for
example: (many people like me). However, is more naturally
used by using the ~ principle. For example: (literally: there
are many people who like me). The ~ principle is very difficult to describe, and is talked
about which is very difficult to describe, and is talked about in detail from Lessons 26 to 33.
Examples: = There are many people who work at that
company.
= I had a lot of plans last week
(hang-bok-ha-da)
Translation: happy
Common Usages: (happy person)
Example: = I am a very happy person

Adverbs and Other Words:
(kuh-gi)
Translation: there
Notes: The difference between and is the same as the difference between and
. is used when referring to a place that has already been mentioned, and is
used when you are referring to a place that is farther away than .
and form to make .
Example: ? = Since when did you live there?
(juh-ki)
Translation: there
Notes: See .
and form to make
Examples: ! = Lets walk until there


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(ji-keum)
Translation: now
Notes: Though referring to a time, is usually not attached to
Common Usages: (from now), (until now)
Example: = I want to eat now
= I liked that girl until now
(ha-ji-man)
Translation: but
Example: . = I want to go there. But I have no money




































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Nouns:
(hyung)
Translation: older brother
Notes: This word is only used if the younger person is also a man
Common Usages: (formal version of )
Examples: ? = Why did you hit your brother?
= My brother is a smart man
(o-ppa)
Translation: older brother
Notes: This word is only used if the younger person is a female
Example: () = older brother (I am) is Gangnam style
(nu-na)
Translation: older sister
Notes: This word is only used if the younger person is a male
Examples: = My older sister is a University student
= I called my sister
(uhn-ni)
Translation: older sister
Notes: This word is only used if the younger person is a female
Example: = I ate with my sister
(sam-chon)
Translation: uncle
Example: = My uncle is a teacher
(ee-mo)
Translation: aunt
Notes: This word is only used to refer to the sister(s) of ones mother
Example: = My mom looks like our aunt
(ko-mo)
Translation: aunt
Notes: This word is only used to refer to the sister(s) of ones father
Example: = Our father lives with our aunt
(ah-juh-shi)
Translation: a word used to refer to an older man whom you do not know
Example: ! ! = Sir, please sit down
(ah-joo-muh-ni)
Translation: a word used to refer to an older woman whom you do not know
Example: ! 2 ! = Miss! Two bottles of soju please!
(hal-ah-buh-ji)
Translation: grandfather
Example: = Our grandfather fought in the Korean war
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(hal-uh-muh-ni)
Translation: grandmother
Example: = My grandmother cooks very well
(chin-ku)
Translation: friend
Common Usages: (girlfriend), (boyfriend)
Example: = I met a friend yesterday
= I meet my friend often
= Im with my friend
(sa-jin)
Translation: picture
Common Usages: (camera), (to take a picture)
Example: = When I travelled, I took a lot of pictures
(ahn-gyuhng)
Translation: glasses
Common Usages: (to wear glasses)
Example: = I bought new glasses
(bi-meel)
Translation: secret
Examples: = Dont say anything because it is a secret!
= That was a big secret
(bee)
Translation: rain
Common Usages: (to rain)
Example: = Yesterday it rained a lot
(ka-kae)
Translation: store/shop
Example: = I bought apples at the store

Translation: stove, gas range
Notes: Literally the English pronunciation of gas range in Korean.
Example: = This house doesnt have a stove
(pak-mool-kwan)
Translation: museum
Examples: = That museum is special
= I will go to the museum next time
(o-li)
Translation: a duck (the animal)
Common Usages: (duck meat)
Example: = We had duck for the school lunch
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(kko-li)
Translation: tail
Example: = That puppys tail is very cute

Verbs:
(po-go-ship-da)
Translation: to miss
Notes: This word used with word (to see) and the grammatical principle ~ (to want
to) to literally mean to want to see. Therefore, you can only use when talking
about missing a person and not a thing.
Example: = When I was in the US, I missed
my family
(ki-dae-ha-da)
Translation: to expect
Notes: The passive version of this word () is commonly used to say that one is excited
for something to happen. For more information on passive verbs, see Lesson 14.
Example: 3 = I expected the teacher to come at 3:00
(kuhn-na-da)
Translation: to cross
Common Usages: (to cross a road)
Example: ! = Quick! Lets cross!
= I crossed the street safely
(duhn-ji-da)
Translation: to throw
Common Usages: (to throw a ball)
Example: = During class, dont throw paper please
(shi-do-ha-da)
Translation: to try doing something
Notes: is typically used when you try something once. In the English translation,
~ing is usually attached to the verb you are trying to do.
Example: = I tried opening the door
(shildh-uh-ha-da)
Translation: to not like
Notes: Unlike , is a verb and can be treated as one. Therefore, / can be
attached to the object in the sentence.
Examples: = I dont like that person
= I dislike fruit
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(dduh-na-da)
Translation: to leave
Notes: This word is usually only used if you are leaving something forever or for a very long
time. If you want to say that you left your house (and are returning), you should use the words
(to depart) or (to go out).
Example: ? = When did you leave Korea?
(nong-dam-ha-da)
Translation: joke
Example: = My boyfriend tells me a lot of jokes

Adjectives:
(ji-lu-ha-da)
Translation: boring
Example: = Class is so boring
(ma-reu-da)
Translation: for a person to be thin
Example: = Models are usually thin
(o-rae-dwae-da)
Translation: old
Notes: Like , can only be used to describe objects but implies that the
object in question is also damaged/rugged in some form. Using simply implies that it
is has been a long time since something was built/released/bought, etc
Example: = I sold my old phone
(mulda)
Translation: far
Notes: Irregular verb. See lesson 7.
Example: = Our home is very far
= I went to a far away hospital (a hospital that is far away)
(ma-reu-da)
Translation: dry
Notes: Most commonly used as (literally: dry throat) to indicate that one is thirsty.
Example: = That river has completely dried up
(bi-seut-ha-da)
Translation: similar
Examples: = I am very similar to my father
= I am similar to my friend
(shildh-da)
Translation: to not like
Notes: Though it is a verb, acts as an adjective. Therefore, it can be used to say to not
like if / is attached to the object in the sentence.
Example: = I dont like that person
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Adverbs and Other Words:
(nyuhn)
Translation: a year
Common Usages: (last year), (next year), (every year), (grade level)
Notes: This word is more commonly used in compilation with other words rather than by itself.
Example: = I went to Korea last year
5 5 = I want to learn 5 languages within 5 years
(o-neul)
Translation: today
Notes: is typically not attached to as it can be assumed
Examples: = I need to write an exam today
2 = I will exercise twice (two times) today
(il)
Translation: day
Common Usages: the days of the week, (birthday), (tomorrow)
Notes: When talking about a day, should be used. For more information, see Lesson 11.
Examples: = I dont go to school on Saturday
3 = I didnt go to school for 3 days
The days of the week:
= Monday
= Tuesday
= Wednesday
= Thursday
= Friday
= Saturday
= Sunday
(uh-jae)
Translation: yesterday
Notes: is typically not attached to as it can be assumed
Examples: = I couldnt go to school yesterday
= I have been sick since (from) yesterday
= That building is different from yesterday
(nae-il)
Translation: tomorrow
Common Usages: (informal: see you tomorrow), (formal: see you
tomorrow)
Notes: is typically not attached to as it can be assumed.
Example: = I am going to the park tomorrow
? = What do you want to do tomorrow?
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(moe-rae)
Translation: the day after tomorrow
Example: = The school will be closed two days from now
(shi-kan)
Translation: time, hour
Common Usages: 1 (one hour), 2 (two hours), 1 (for two hours)
Notes: You can use this word to indicate that something was done for a certain amount of hours.
In addition, it can mean time as in last time or this time. For more information, visit
Lesson 11.
Examples: 2 = I studied for two hours
= We will learn more next time
3 = I slept for 3 hours
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Nouns:
(shin-bal)
Translation: show
Common Usages: (to put on a shoe), (to take off a shoe)
Example: = These shoes are too uncomfortable
(nam-bang)
Translation: shirt
Notes: The Korean pronunciation of shirt () is more commonly used
Example: = She put on a white shirt
(jil-moon)
Translation: question
Common Usages: (to ask a question)
Example: ? = Do you have a question?
(moon-jae)
Translation: question, problem
Notes: typically means question, but is used more when referring to a problem
that somebody may have.
Examples: = That company has a lot problems
= I solved that math problem using a paper and
a pencil
(na-ee)
Translation: age
Common Usages: (old)
Example: = Although that person is old, he is still
very smart
(hwa-jang-shil)
Translation: bathroom
Common Usages: (to go to the bathroom)
Examples: ? = Where is the bathroom?
? = May I go to the bathroom?
(bu-jang-nim)
Translation: boss
Examples: = In order to do that, you need to
ask the boss first
= I wrote this for my boss
(boon-wi-ki)
Translation: atmosphere
Example: = This city has a good atmosphere


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(cha)
Translation: tea
Common Usages: (black tea), (green tea), (to drink tea)
Example: = Give me one glass of green tea, please
(pants)
Translation: pants
Common Usages: (to put on pants), (to take off pants)
Example: = I need to buy new pants
(kyo-shill)
Translation: classroom
Examples: = The students went into the classroom
= The student came out of the classroom
(keup-shik)
Translation: The food that is prepared at schools for students and teachers
Notes: If you work at a school in Korea, you will hear this word every day otherwise, it will
not be as common
Example: = We had Kimchi jigae for lunch today at
school
(kyo-jahng-suhn-saeng-nim)
Translation: principal
Examples: = Our principal can speak English
= I gave the principal a book
(kyo-kam-suhn-saeng-nim)
Translation: vice principal
Example: = The vice principal will buy a
meal for all the teachers
(pool)
Translation: glue
Example: ! = Stick that paper to your notebook using glue!
(soo-do)
Translation: capital city
Example: = Most people dont know
what Canadas capital city is
(byung)
Translation: bottle
Common Usages: (water bottle)
Examples: 1 ! One bottle of beer, please!
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(byung)
Translation: disease, sickness
Common Usages: (eye disease), (to catch a disease)
Example: = Thankfully, the disease isnt serious
= Im better (literally the sickness/disease is better)
(sang-suhn)
Translation: fish
Example: = I dont really like fish
(ya-chae)
Translation: vegetable(s)
Examples: = People need to eat lots of fruits and vegetables
= I like fruit and vegetables too
(uhn-duck)
Translation: hill
Example: = Our house is on top of the hill
(suhn-mul)
Translation: present
Example: = I bought a present for my girlfriend

Translation: guitar
Common Usages: (to play guitar)
Example: = My boyfriend plays the guitar well
(jong-ee)
Translation: paper
Common Usages: 1 (one piece of paper)
Examples: = write your name on a piece of paper please
= I solved that math problem using a paper and
a pencil
(oo-yoo)
Translation: milk
Common Usages: (to drink milk)
Example: = I bought milk at the supermarket
(son-mok)
Translation: wrist
Common Usages: (wristwatch)
Example: = I hurt my wrist
(shi-kye)
Translation: clock
Common Usages: (wristwatch)
Example: = I didnt know what time it was so I looked at the
clock
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(son-mok-shi-kye)
Translation: watch, wristwatch
Common Usages: (to wear a watch)
Example: ? = Where did you buy that watch?
(yuhng-hwa)
Translation: movie
Examples: = I want to see a scary movie
5 = I saw that movie five times

Verbs:
(no-ryuk-ha-da)
Translation: to try
Common Usages: ~ (to try to). See Lesson 32 for more information.
Example: = I am trying to learn Korean
= I try to meet that friend every weekend
(anjh-da)
Translation: to sit
Common Usages: ! (have a seat!)
Example: = I want to sit down because my feet are sore
(man-ji-da)
Translation: to touch
Common Usages: ! (dont touch!)
Example: ! = That is very expensive, so please dont touch it!
(ja-da)
Translation: to sleep
Common Usages: (to take a nap), (to sleep in)
Examples: = I want to sleep because I am so tired
3 = I slept for 3 hours
(muhk-da)
Translation: to eat
Common Usages: (to eat [rice])
Examples: = I am full because I ate too much
= I ate more than by brother
= I ate more than yesterday
(bo-da)
Translation: to see, to look, to watch
Notes: In English, there are many different ways to say that you are looking at something (to
watch, to see, to look at). In Korean, takes on all of these meanings.
Example: = I saw a movie yesterday
? = Did you write the exam well
= I didn't see the last thing (I didn't see that last one)
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(ki-da-li-da)
Translation: to wait
Example: 30 = I waited for 30 minutes
3 = I will wait until 3:00
(chung-so-ha-da)
Translation: to clean
Example: ! = Before I go out, I need to clean the house
= I cleaned the house with a vacuum cleaner
(yak-sok-ha-da)
Translation: to promise
Example: = He promised that he would come
(deud-da)
Translation: to hear
Common Usages: (to listen)
Examples: = I didnt hear that thing that you just said
= I heard a mouse
(deul-uh-bo-da)
Translation: to listen
Example: ! = listen carefully to what the teacher says!
(keu-man-ha-da)
Translation: to stop
Notes: This is used when you are stopping an action. When you are stopping a machine, the
word is usually used.
Example: ! = stop quickly!
(un-dong-ha-da)
Translation: to exercise
Examples: = I exercise everyday
2 = I will exercise twice (two times) today

Adjectives:
(nol-la-da)
Translation: surprised
Notes: By putting the word before , it will make your Korean sound very good!
Example: ! = I looked at that man and I was really surprised!
(bba-reu-da)
Translation: fast
Notes: Irregular adjective. See Lesson 7.
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(neu-li-da)
Translation: slow
Notes: is used when slow has a negative meaning, usually from moving too slow
Example: ? = Why is this internet so slow?
(chak-ha-da)
Translation: nice
Examples: = Korean people are usually very nice
= My first friend was nice

Adverbs and Other Words:
(joo)
Translation: a week
Common Usages: (for one week), (next week), (this week),
(last week)
Example: = We are going to Canada next week
(goht)
Translation: soon
Example: = We have to go soon
= I will be a teacher soon
(hang-sang)
Translation: always
Examples: = That girl always walks like that
= I always exercise in the morning
(ah-lae)
Translation: below
Example: = Please sign below, here

















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Lesson 7:
(nun-ssuhp)
Translation: eyebrow
Example: = That persons eyebrows are thick
(kyo-sa)
Translation: teacher
Example: = I am an English teacher

(ban)
Translation: a class (group of students) in school
Common Usages: 2 3 (class 2-3)
Example: ? = What class are you in?
(jik-jang)
Translation: work (the location)
Example: = He left work early
(/) (juh-nyuk-(shik-sa shi-kan))
Translation: dinner/dinner time (evening)
Examples: ? = What did you eat for dinner?
= After mom comes home, I will eat dinner
(/) (juhm-shim-(shik-sa/shi-kan))
Translation: lunch/lunch time
Examples: ? = What do you want to eat for lunch?
= I usually only eat fruit for lunch
(byuhk)
Translation: wall
Examples: = I hung a picture on a wall
= The picture is hanging on the wall
(tuhl)
Translation: hair (on body), fur
Common Usages: (nose hair)
Example: = I have a lot of hair on my arms
(muh-li-ka-lak)
Translation: the hair on ones head
Example: = That girls hair is long

Verbs:
(chatda)
Translation: to look/search for
Examples: = I am looking for my wallet
() = Somebody is looking for you
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(kong-bu-ha-da)
Translation: to study
Examples: 4 = I studied Korean for 4 years
= I studied in the evening
= I will study in the summer
(ka-leu-chi-da)
Translation: to teach
Examples: 10 = I taught English at a high
school for 10 years
= I taught Korean to the students
(il-ha-da)
Translation: to work
Common Usages: (work)
Examples: = I work at/for that company
= I worked last Monday
(jit-da)
Translation: to build
Common Usages: (to build a house)
Notes: Irregular verb. See Lesson 7.
Examples: ? = When did you build that house?
= I built a house
= I built our house out of wood
(ka-ji-da)
Translation: to possess, to own
Common Usages: (to have)
Notes: As you learned previously, when you use to indicate that you have something,
you must put the particle / on the object you have. However, you can attach / to that
object if you use ~ .
Example: = I have a pen
(jam-keu-da)
Translation: to lock
Notes: Irregular verb. See Lesson 7.
Example: = I locked the door



(eet-da)
Translation: to forget
Common Usages: (to forget)
Example: ! = Dont forget me!

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(joo-da)
Translation: to give
Notes: Often gets placed after a verb if somebody does an action for somebody. See Lesson 47
for more information. Also in the imperative form (for example, ~) to ask for something.
Examples: = Give me that bowl, please
= Buy me food, please
(dope-da)
Translation:
Notes: Irregular irregular verb, see Lesson 7. + forms (to help someone)
Example: ! = help me please!

Adjectives:
(shwip-da)
Translation: easy
Notes: Irregular adjective. See Lesson 7.
Examples: = that task was very easy
= I did easy work
(uh-ryuhb-da)
Translation: difficult
Notes: Irregular adjective. See Lesson 7.
Examples: = Math is too difficult
= In Korea, University is not as hard as high
school
(duhb-ta)
Translation: hot
Notes: Irregular adjective. See Lesson 7. is only used to talk about the weather or ones
body, not the temperature of objects.
Examples: = Today the weather is too hot
= Today is hotter than yesterday
(choop-da)
Translation: cold
Notes: Irregular adjective. See Lesson 7. is only used to talk about the weather or ones
body, not the temperature of objects.
Examples: = Canada is a cold country in the winter
= The weather got cold over the weekend
(keu-rip-da)
Translation: to miss (a thing)
Notes: Irregular adjective. See Lesson 7. Whereas can only be used when you miss
a person, can be used when you miss a person. Though this is a verb in English, it is an
adjective in Korean and must be treated as one.
Example: = I miss our school
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(kwi-yuhp-da)
Translation: cute
Notes: Irregular adjective. See Lesson 7.
Examples: = My girlfriend is very cute
That girl is cute
= I like cute girls
(duh-luhp-da)
Translation: dirty
Notes: Irregular adjective. See Lesson 7.
Example: = Our house is really dirty right now
(ba-bbeu-da)
Translation: busy
Example: = I cant go tomorrow because I am so busy
(kat-da)
Translation: same
Common Usages: (exactly the same)
Example: = I have the same pants
(ahn-juhn-ha-da)
Translation: safe
Examples: = This job is good because it is safe
= I crossed the street safely
(ddak-ddak-ha-da)
Translation: hard
Example: = This bread is too hard
(bu-deu-ruhb-da)
Translation: soft
Notes: Irregular adjective. See Lesson 7.
Example: = Her hands are very soft
(ka-neung-ha-da)
Translation: possible
Example: ? = Do you think that is possible?
(bul-ka-neung-ha-da)
Translation: impossible
Example: = It is impossible to move that
(mat-da)
Translation: right, correct
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Adverbs and Other Words:
(ji-gak)
Translation: to be late
Notes: We would normally use late as an adjective in English, but the word in Korean
does not end in ~ so it acts like an verb or noun sometimes.
Example: = If you come late tomorrow, you cant come
into the classroom
(il-jik)
Translation: early
Examples: = We need to wake up early tomorrow morning
? = Why are you going so early (like this)?
(o-juhn)
Translation: morning
Example: = I have to go to church tomorrow in the
morning

Translation: afternoon
Example: ? = What are you doing in the afternoon?
(mae-il)
Translation: everyday
Example: = I exercise everyday
= Dont do the same exercise every day, and get lots
of rest
(yuh-leum)
Translation: summer
Examples: = This summer is too hot
= I will study in the summer
(ka-eul)
Translation: fall
Example: = Fall is nice because it is cool
(kyuh-ool)
Translation: winter
Example: = I dont like winter because it is cold
(bohm)
Translation: spring
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Nouns:
(ki-kye)
Translation: machine
Examples: = That machine is very heavy
= The company replaced the machine
(dae-hak-kyo)
Translation: university
Common Usages: (university student)
Examples: = I go to (attend) Seoul University
= In Korea, University is not as hard as high
school
(teu-ruhk)
Translation: Truck
Notes: Korean pronunciation of the English word truck
Example: = You much not drive a truck on that
highway
(kuhm-eun-saek)
Translation: black
Notes: This one is a combination of the adjective (black) and to mean color. Put
together, the word is a noun that means the color black, but is often used as an adjective
anyways.
Examples:
As a noun: = My car is black (Notice indicates that it is a noun)
As an adjective: = I like black cars
(hin-saek)
Translation: white
Common Usages: See black above. is a combination of and
Example: = The girl wearing the white shirt is pretty
(eum-ryo-su)
Translation: a drink, beverage
Example: ? = Shall we order some drinks?
(way-gook)
Translation: foreign country
Common Usages:
Examples: 1 = I studied English in a foreign
country for 1 year
2 = I lived in a foreign country for 2 years
(way-gook-in)
Translation: foreigner
Example: = There are a lot of foreigners in Uijeongbu
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Translation: high school
Common Usages: (high school student)
Example: = I am attending a high school
() (yuh-haeng-ha-da)
Translation: to travel, travel
Common Usages: (honeymoon [newlywed travel])
Examples: 6 = I travelled for 6 months
= I travelled for 1 day
(do-suh-kwan)
Translation: library
Example: = I want to study at the library
because it is quiet

Verbs:
(nol-da)
Translation: to play
Common Usages: (amusement park), (playground), (to play in water)
Notes: Although playing is usually reserved for kids in English, adults in Korean will also say
that they play with friends. This typically meets that they met and had a good time.
Example: = I played with a friend yesterday
(sseu-da)
Translation: to write
Common Usages: (to write a letter), (to write with a pen)
Example: = I wrote a letter for my girlfriend
(sseu-da)
Translation: to use
Example: ? = May I use this?
(sil-su)
Translation: a mistake
Notes: By adding ~ you can say to make a mistake
Example: = The criminal acknowledged his mistakes
(su-li-ha-da)
Translation: to repair
Example: = He repaired the broken computer
(jap-da)
Translation: to catch, to grab
Common Usages: (to take a place and sit down), (to hold ones hand)
Example: = She seized the opportunity to change
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(ilk-da)
Translation: to read
Common Usages: (to read a book)
Examples: = I dont want to read anymore
= I want to read that book
(nae-da)
Translation: to pay
Common Usages: (to pay a bill)
Example: = I will pay this time
(bat-da)
Translation: to receive/to get
Common Usages:
Examples: ? = Did you get the money that I sent?
= I received money
= I received a letter from my girlfriend
(do-chak-ha-da)
Translation: to arrive
Example: = We have almost arrived at our destination

Adjectives:
(wan-byuhk-ha-da)
Translation: perfect
Example: = He is a perfect teacher
(ah-peu-da)
Translation: to be sick, to be sore
Notes: This is used to indicate that you are sick (with a cold or something similar), and to
indicate that a part of your body is sore.
Examples: = my arms are sore because I exercised yesterday
= I cant eat much because I am very sick
(ddok-ddok-ha-da)
Translation: smart
Examples: = There are a lot of smart students at our school
= That person is kind and smart
= Regardless of how pretty girls are, if they
are not smart, they have no charm
(joong-yo-ha-da)
Translation: important
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(juhlm-da)
Translation: young
Example: = She looks younger than other people
(neulk-da)
Translation: old
Notes: This is typically only used when somebody is actually old, not when somebody is
comparatively older than somebody else.
Example: = The old lady fell over
(na-ee-ga manh-da)
Translation: old (literally a lot of age)
Common Usages: (older)
Example: = My girlfriend is older than me

Adverbs and Other Words:
(jeuk-shi)
Translation: immediately
Example: = I ran away immediately after I saw
that scary thing
(ba-lo)
Translation: immediately
Examples: = I left immediately
= We came home and went to sleep immediately
(bbal-li)
Translation: quickly
Notes: This is the adverb form of
Examples: ! = Lets go quickly!
? = Why did you eat so fast?
(ja-ju)
Translation: often
Examples: = I go to Seoul often
? = How often do you study Korean?
(ka-kkeum)
Translation: sometimes
Example: = I go to Seoul sometimes
= I eat too much sometimes
(man-ee)
Translation: many, a lot of
Notes: This is the adverb form of
Examples: = I gave my girlfriend a lot of
presents
= I ate a lot of rice
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(bang-keum)
Translation: just now, a few minutes ago
Examples: = He just left
() = I just saw something a minute ago
(got)
Translation: place
Example: = There is no people at that place
(dong-shi-ae)
Translation: at the same time
Example: = All the students came out of the
classroom at the same time
(bam)
Translation: night
Common Usages: (tonight) (last night), (tomorrow night)
Examples: ? = What are you doing tonight?
= I only studied from morning to night
(uh-jaet-bam)
Translation: last night
Notes: When two nouns are combined together to make one noun, and the first noun does not
end in a consonant, the consonant is added purely for ease of pronunciation.
Examples: = We ate a lot last night
= I slept well last night
(kap-ja-ki)
Translation: suddenly
Example: = That person suddenly left
(mae-nyuhn)
Translation: every year
Example: = I go to Korea every year
(da-shi)
Translation: again
Common Usages: (one more time)
Example: = I will probably have to write the exam again
= The person I met yesterday wants to meet
me again
(hon-ja)
Translation: alone
Example: = I live alone
= I dont know why mom ate by herself (alone)



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(naj)
Translation: the daytime
Common Usages: (to take a nap [day sleep])
Example: = That person doesnt work and just
sleeps during the day
(dong)
Translation: east
Common Usages: (the East), (Eastern Civilization)
Example: = Toronto has a lot of Eastern (Oriental) markets
(nam)
Translation: south
Common Usages: (South America)
Example: = Busan is in the south of Korea
(suh)
Translation: west
Common Usages: (the West), (Western Civilization)
Example: = Western people are different than Eastern
people
(buk)
Translation: north
Common Usages: (North America)
Example: = Uijeongbu is north of Seoul