Korean—English Dictionary by Leon Kuperman

한영사전

韓英辭典

Consonats:

ㄱ k
ㄲ kk
ㄴ n
ㄷ t
ㄸ tt
ㄹ l
ㅁ m
ㅂ p
ㅃ pp
ㅅ s
ㅆ ss

ㅈ u{c
ㅊ c^h
ㅋ k^h
ㅌ t^h
ㅍ p^h
ㅎ h

Vowels:

아 a
애 ae
야 ya
얘 yae
어 o
에 e
여 yo
예 ye
오 o
와 wa
왜 wae
외 we
요 yo
우 u
워 wo
웨 we
위 wi
유 yu
으 u
의 uy
이 i
가다 go; proceed; travel; attend (some place)

가게 a shop; a store

가까 – be close, near

가끔 sometimes; now and then; occasionally

가르치다 teach; instruct (in); educate

가방 a bag; a briefcase; a suitcase; a trunk

가벼 — be light

가수 歌手 a singer; a vocalist. 유행 — a popular song singer

가을 autumn; fall

가족 家族 a family; a household; members of a family

가장 most; extremely

가지 a branch; 큰가지 a bough; a limb; 잔가지 a twig; a sprig

가지각색 — 各色 (of) every kind and description. 가지각색의 various;
diverse; of all kinds (sorts). 가지각색의사람들
all sorts and conditions of people.

갈비 the ribs

갈아 입다 — change (one’s clothes)

감사합니다 thank you

감자 potato(es)

감자깡 crispy fried potatoes, potato chips

갑 pack (cigarettes)

갑자기 suddenly

값 1.~value; worth 값이 있다 be worth; be valuable; be of value; be
worthy 2.~price; cost; charge

갔다오 go (and come back)

갖다주 — bring

같다 — (be) like; similar; be the same; (be) equal (to)

같이 1.~like. A 는 B 와 꼭 같이 만들어졌다 A is made exactly like B.
2.~together

개$^1$ an inlet; an estuary

개$^2$ a dog; a hound. 수캐 a male dog. 암캐 a bitch. 들캐 a stray dog. 개를 기르다
keep a dog.
개가 짖다 a dog barks.

개 個, 箇, 介 a piece; items, units, objects (counter). 사과 세개 three apples.

개 蓋 a lid; a cover

개월 months (time or duration) (counter)

개학 開學 — the beginning of school — 하다 (school) begin

거기 there

걱정 anxiety; concern; apprehension; worry; trouble; care; fear. 하다 feel
anxiety; be worried (about)

거리 1.~a street; a road; a town; a quarter. 2.~distance

건강

health
하다 (be) healthy; well; sound

건너편 the opposite side; the other side. 건너편에 across; opposite; on the opposite
side

건물 involuntarily emitted semen

건물 建物 a building; a structure

건반 鍵盤 a keyboard. 악기 keyboard instruments

걷다 1.~roll [turn] up (one’s sleeves); tuck up; fold up.
소매를 걷어 올리다 tuck [roll] up one’s sleeves.
2.~remove; take away; take down; pull down.
3.~walk

걸리다 1.~hang (from, on)
2.~be against (a law); trespass (a law); be contrary to.
3.~take (time)

걸어가다 walk, go on foot

걸어오다 walk, come on foot

걸음 walking; stepping; a step; pace.
한걸음 한걸음 step by step. 빠른 걸음으로 at a rapid pace; with a rapid step.
걸음을 재촉하다 [늦추다] quicken [slacken] one’s pace

걸음마 Let’s walk now!

겨울 winter; the winter season

결흔 marriage; wedding; matrimony.
하다 marry (her, him); get [be] married (to).
결흔 신청을 하다 make a proposal of marriage (to); propose to (her)
경제 經濟 economy. 경제학 economics

계산 計算 calculation; computation; reckoning. 하다 calculate;
compute; count. 계산서 bill, check

계시다 (honorific) be; stay.
한국에 얼마나 계셨읍니까? How long have you been in Korea?

고기 meat; fish

고대 just now; just a moment [minute] ago.
그는 고대 이곳을 떠났다 He left hear just now.

고대 (고려 대학교) Korea University

고대 古代 ancient [old] times; antiquity

고름 pus

고마와하다 be thankful [grateful] (a person) for; appreciate

고맙다 1.~(I am) thankful; grateful
2.~(be) kind; nice; welcome; gracious

고맙습니다 thank you

고모 姑母 an aunt; a sister of one’s father; a paternal aunt

고모부 姑母夫 the husband of one’s (paternal) aunt; [uncle]

고양이 cat; a puss(y). 고양이 새끼 a kitten; a kitty.
수코양이 a he-cat; a tomcat; a male cat.
암코양이 a she-cat; a female cat

골프 golf

골프(를)치 – play golf

-곳 place

공부 工夫 study; learning. 하다 study; work at [on] (one’s studies);
learn. 공부를 잘 하다 be good at one’s studies

공책 空冊 a notebook

결정 決定 decision; determination; conclusion; settlement.
하다 decide (upon); conclude; settle

과 and; (together) with. 아들과 아버지 son and father

과목 科目 a subject; school subject; lesson; [조목] items; [전과목] a curriculum;

과업 課業 [학과] lessons; school work; [임무] a task; a duty

과실 果實 a fruit; [총칭] fruit; fruitage.
과실을 재배하다 grow fruit. 과실을 따다 pick [pluck] fruit

과일 (edible) fruit. 가게 a fruit shop [stand]. 장수 a fruit
dealer [seller]

광화문 Kwanghwamun, Kwanghwa Gate

괜찮다 be OK; be all right; be passable; good; do not mind
괜찮아요 you’re welcome! or don’t mention it!; it makes
no difference, it doesn’t matter, it’s okay.
(Literally: it’s one of ten million
(words))
아니오, 괜찮아요 not at all, it’s all right; no, thanks.
괜찮은 수입 good income.
영어를 괜찮게 하다 speak English fairly well.
이제 가도 괜찮다 You may go now.

굉장하- be quite something, be impressive

굉장히 very, very much

교수 professor

교실 classroom

교외 suburb(s)

교재 teaching materials; textbook

교환 exchange

교환원  switchboard, telephone, exchange operator

교환학생 exchange student

교회 church (Protestant)

구경(을) 하 – do viewing or sightsee

구경(을) 가 – go viewing/sightseeing

구두 shoes

국 soup

국립 national (-ly) established

국립대학교 a national university

군데 places, institutions (counter)

군인 soldier, serviceman

굽 hoof

권 bound volumes (counter)

굴 oyster

굴 cave

굿 exorcism

귀 ear

그 that NOUN

그냥 just, just (as one is), without doing anything

그래도 even so, nevertheless

그래서 and so; and then; therefore

그래요(?) is that so? really? (that’s so. really)

그러니까 so, what I mean to say is; so, what you’re saying is

그러면 then, in that case, if so

그런데 but; and then; by the way

그럼 in that case; then

그렇게 in that way, like that; so

그렇지만 but

그리고 and also; and then

그림 picture

그저께 day before yesterday

극장 theatre; cinema

근처 the area near, the vicinity

글쎄요 I don’t really know. Let me think

금년 this year

금요일 Friday

기다리 – wait

기분 feelings, mood

기분(이) 나쁘 – be in a bad mood

기분(이) 좋 – be in a good mood

기숙사 dormitory

기차 train

길 road, way, street

까페 caf\’e

깎 – cut (hair), sharpen (pencil), mow (grass)

깨 sesame

깨끗이 neatly, cleanly

깨끗하 – be clean

꼭 without fail; be sure to

꽃 flower(s)

끊 – quit (smoking, drinking)

끝 the end; the tip

끝나 – it stops, ends, finishes

끝내 – finishes it

끼 – wear (gloves, ring)

끼 – wear (lenses)

김밥 kimbap (rice/seaweed/vegetables)

김치 kimchi (pickled spicy cabbage)

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나 I

나(ㅅ)- get/be better

나가 – attend (church); go out

나라 country, nation

나무 tree

나쁘다 be bad

나오다 come out

나이 age

나중에 in the future, some time later, later

날 day

날씨 weather

남대문 Great South Gate

남동생 younger brother

남매 brother and sister

남자 man

남자친구 boyfriend

남편 husband

낮 daytime; noon

내다 pay

내년 next year

내려가다 go down

내려오다 come down

내리다 descend

내일 tomorrow

냉면 cold noodle dish

냉수 ice water

냉커피 ice coffee

너무 too much so, too; very, to an excessive degree

넣 – put in, insert

네 yes

넥타이 tie, necktie

– 년생(이에요) is a person born in such-and-such a year

노-ㄹ- play

노래 song

노래방 nor\ae{bang; Korean karaoke box

노트 notebook

논 paddy field

놓- put/place it

누w- lie down

누가 who? (as subject)

누구 who? (non-subject)

누나 (boy’s) older sister

누님 (boy’s) older sister (honorific)

눈 snow

눈 eye

뉴스 the news

뉴욕 New York

늘 always

늦- be late

늦게 late (adv)

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다 all, everything

다꼬기 chicken (as meat)

다니- attend, go on a regular basis

다르- be different

다른 NOUN (an)other NOUN(s)

다리 leg

다방 tea room, tabang

다음 after; adjacent, next to

다치- get hurt, injure oneself

닦- polish; brush (teeth)

닫- close it (닫아요 closes it) (닫는다 closes it (plain style))

달 1 months (counter) 2 moon

달라 dollar (counter)

닭 chicken (as a bird)

닭고기 chicken (as meat)

담배 cigarette(s)

대 vehicles, machines (counter)

대사관 embassy

대학 four-year college

대학교 university

댁 house (honorific)

더 more

덕분에 thanks to NOUN; thanks to you

더 w- be hot

데 place

데이트 a date

데이트(를) 하- have a date

도 degree of temperature

도서관 library

도시 city

도와주- help

도착(을) 하- arrive

독립 independence

독어 German language

독일 Germany

독일말 German language

독일사람 a German

돈 money

돈(이)드-ㄹ- costs money

돌아가- goes back, returns there

돌아가시- die, pass away (honorific)

돌아요-  comes back, returns here

동네 neighborhood

동대문 Greate East Gate

동생 younger brother or sister

동안 for the duration of, during, for (a week)

돼요 it’s OK; it’ll do; it’s acceptable; it works

되- become

둘다  both, both of them

뒤 at the back; behind

드-ㄹ- costs (money)

드-ㄹ- lift; hold

드라이크리닝 dry cleaning

드리- give (honorific)

드시- eat, drink (honorific)

듣- listen to; hear; take (courses)

들어가- go in, enters

들어오- come in, enter; return home

들어오세요! come in! (Literally: please inter)

등 back, spine

따님 daughter (hon.)

딸 daughter

때 time (when)

때문에 because of, on account of

떠나- leave, depart

또 moreover, what’s more; (yet) again

또 봐요 see you later! (polite style) (literally: see
you again)

또 뵙겠습니다  see you later! (formal)
(Explanation: 또 again, 뵙겠습니다 humbly see/meet. Literally:
I will humbly see you again.)

똑똑하- be bright, intelligent

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라디오 radio

라이타 lighter

러시아 Russia

러시아말 Russian language

러시아사람 Russian person

런던 London

레스토랑 restaurant

리 Korean mile (li) = 1/3 U.S. mile (counter)

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마루 the living room (in an apartment)

마리 animals, fish, birds (counter)

마시- drink

마음 one’s mind, spiritual center, heart

마치- finish it

만나- meet

만나서 반갑습니다 nice to meet you; nice to see you; (literally: I meet
you, so I am pleased)

만화 comics, cartoons

많- be much/many

많이 a lot, much, lots (adverb)

말 horse

말 language; words, speech

말(을) 들- obey (listen to words)

말씀 words, speech (humble or honorific equivalent of 말)

말씀하- say (huble)

말씀하세요 go ahead; please say what you have to say

말(을) 하- speak, talk

맛 taste

맛 없- taste bad, no taste good

맛(이) 있- be tasty, delicious

맞- be right, correct; hit the mark

맞은편 across/opposite from

매- put on/wear (a tie)

매- tie

매w- be spicy

매일 every day

매표소 ticket counter

맥주 beer

뭐 what?

머-ㄹ- be distant, far

머리 head; hair

머리(가) 나쁘- be dumb

머리(가) 좋- be bright/intelligent

먹- eat

먹이- (w/불) starch it

먼저 first (or all), before anything else

멀리 far

멀리서 from a distance

머리빗 comb

며느리 daughter-in-law

명 persons, people (counter)

명함 namechard, business card

몇 how many?; some/several

몇년생이세요? what year were you born in?

몇학년이세요? what year are you (in school)?

모두 all, everyone

모레 day after tomorrow

모르- not know

모르겠어요 I don’t understand

모자 hat

목 throat

목요일 Thursday

몰라요 I don’t know

몸 body

못 1 pond 2 nail

무-ㄹ- bite

무거w- be heavy

무궁화 無窮花 [식물] the national flower of Korea — the
Rose of Sharon. 무궁화 동산 the beautiful land of Korea.
Every year from June to October a profusion of mugunghwa
blossoms graces the entire country. Unlike most flowers, the
mugunghwa is remarkably tenacious and is able to
withstand both blight and insects.

무릎 knee

무슨 which?, what kind of?

무엇 what?

무역 trade

무역회사 trading company

문 door, gate

문제 problem

물 water

물- ask

물건 goods

물룬 of course

물론이에요. of course.

뭐 what?

미국 America, USA

미국사람 person from USA, American

미세스 Mrs, (before the name)

미스 Miss (before the name)

미안하- be sorry, feel sorry

미안합니다 I’m sorry, excuse me (Literally: I feel uneasy)

미혼(이에요) (is) unmarried

밑 at the bottom, below, under(neath)

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바꾸- exchange, change

바다 ocean, sea

바로 just (below, above); straight

바쁘- be busy

바지 trousers

박사 Dr., Ph.D.

밖 outside

반 half

반 one’s class, homeroom

반지 (finger)ring

반찬 side dishes

받- receive, get

발 foot

발가락 toe

밤 night; evening

밤 chestnut

밥 cooked rice

방 room

방금 just a moment ago, just now

방학 vacation

밭 field

배 stomach

배(가) 부르- (stomach) be full, sated

배우- learn

백화점 department store

버리- throw it away

버스 bus

번 times (counter)

번호 number

벌써 already

벗- take off (clothes)

별로 + negative (not) particularly

병 bottle (counter)

보- look at, see

보내- spend (time); send

보통 usually, normally

복도 corridor, hallway

볼펜 ballpoint pen

봄 spring

봉지 paper bag (counter)

부르- sing (a song)

부르- be full (stomach)

부모(들) parents

부엌 kitchen

부인 your/his wife

부자 rich person

부츠 boots

부치- post it, mail it

부탁(을) 하- make a request, ask a favor/errand

-분 esteemed people (counter)

-분 minutes (counter)

-분 person (honorific)

분필 chalk

불 1 fire; light; a light 2
U.S. dollars (counter)

불고기 pulgogi

불어 French language

불편하- be uncomfortable, inconvenient

비 rain

비빔밥 pibimpap

비싸- be expensive

비치 beach

비행기 airplane

빌딩 building

빗- comb

빙수 shaved ice, ice slush

빠르- be fast

빨리 quickly

빵 bread

빵집 bakery

뻐스 bus

뿔 horn

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사- buy

사-ㄹ- live

사과 apple

사람 people (counter)

사람 person

사랑(을) 하- love

사립 private(-ly established)

사깁대학교 a private university

사모님 1 your wife; somebody else’s wife (elegant/honorific)
2 Madam, Mrs; one’s teacher’s wife (you can use it separately when speaking
to/about your teacher’s wife)

사무실 office

사실 fact; in fact

사실은 in fact

사업 business

사위 son-in-law

사이 between

사이다 a Korean soft drink like Seven-up^TM

사장 company president

사촌 cousin

사촌누나 cousin (boy’s older female cousin)

사촌동생 cousin (boy or girl’s younger cousin ) (either gender)

사촌언니 cousin (girl’s older female cousin)

사촌형 cousin (boy’s older male cousin)

산 mountain

산보(를) 하- stroll, take a walk

살 1 years of age (counter) 2 flesh

삼촌 uncle (on father’s side)

삼학년(생) third-year student

상 table

상류 upper reaches of a river

상자 box, case, chest (counter)

새 new

새벽 dawn

새우 shrimp

새우깡 shrimp chips

샌드위치 sandwich

생맥주 draft beer

생신 birthday (honorific)

생일 birthday

생기- turn out a certain way

생크림 fresh cream

샤쓰 shirt, dress-shirt

서- stand

서 from (colloquial, means from the something which is the place)

서강대 Sogang University

서울대 Seoul National University

서점 bookstore

선교사 missionary

선물 present, gift

선생 teacher

선생님 teacher (honorific); Mr, Mister

설겆이 dirty dishes

설겆이(를) 하- wash the dishes

설사 diarrhea

설탕 sugar

설화 tale, legend

성 surname

성씨 (your or his) esteemed surname

성함 surname (honorific)

성냥 match(es)

성당 church (Catholic)

세탁 laundry

세탁(을) 하- do laundry, launder

세탁소 laundromat, cleaners

스웨타 sweater, jumper

소개(를) 하- introduce

소개(를) 받- be/get introduced

소주 Korean rice vodka, soju

속 inside

손 hand

손가락 finger

손녀(딸) granddaughter

손님 guest; customer

손자 grandson

손주(아이) grandchild(ren)

쇼핑 shopping

숟가락 spoon

수건 towel

수고 hard work

수고하세요 goog-bye! (to someone working)
(Explanation: 수고 hard work, i.e., keep up the good work)

수고하셨어요 thank you for helping me; well done!
(Explanation: 수고 hard work, i.e., well done)

수고하십니다 hello! (to someone working)
Explanation: 수고 hard work, i.e., you’re doing a great job)

수업 class, lesson

수영(을) 하- swim

수영장 swimming pool

수요일 Wednesday

수입품 imported goods

슈퍼마켓 supermarket

숙제 homework, assignment

술 any alcoholic drink

술집 bar, tavern, drinking establishment

쉬- rest

쉬w- be easy

쉽게 easily

쉽시다 let’s rest

스카프 scarf

스케이트 skate(s)

스키 ski(s)

스키(를) 타- ski

스포츠 sports

시 1 o’clock (counter) 2 poem

시간 hours (counter);
time — 시간이 다 됐습니다 it’s time (to begin or stop)
(Explanation: 시간 time; 시간이 time (as subject); 다
all, completely; 됐습니다 it has become

시계 watch

시골 countryside, the country

신라 Silla (ancient Korean state)

시내 downtown, city center

심리 psychology

시댁 esteemed house/home of the parents-in-law (for females)

시부모 parents-in-law (for females)

시아버님 father-in-law (woman’s) (honorific)

시아버지 father-in-law (woman’s)

시어머니 mother-in-law (woman’s)

시어머님 mother-in-law (woman’s) (honorific)

시작(을) 하- begin

시장 market

시청 city hall

시키- order

시험 examination

식구 family members

식당 dining room, restaurant, cafeteria, refectory

식탁 dining table, kitchen table

신- wear (footwear)

신문 newspaper

신용카드 credit card

신발 shoes, footwear in general

실레 discourtesy

실례 discourtesy

실례하겠습니다 excuse me (for what I’m about to do).
(Literally: I am about to commit a discourtesy)

실례합니다 excuse me (for what I am doing).
(Literally: I am commiting a discourtesy)

실례했습니다 excuse me (for what I did).
(literally: I have committed a discourtesy)

실망 disappointment

실은 in fact

싫- be disliked, distasteful

싫어하- dislike it

심심하- be bored

싶- want to

싸- cheap, inexpensive

쌀 hulled rice

쏟아지- pours (rain)

쓰- wear (glasses)

쓰- wear (a hat)

쓰- use it

쓰- write

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아-ㄹ- know it

아가씨 young lady; form of address for unmarried women

아기 baby

아까 a short while ago, just a moment ago

아내 my wife

아니면 or (sentence-initial), or (between nouns)

아니에요 no; it is not

아니오 no

아드님 son (honorific)

아들 son

아래 below, lower, down, downstairs

아래층 downstairs; the floor below

아르바이트 part-time work for students

아르바이트(를) 하- do part-time work for students

아마 maybe, probably, perhaps

아마도 maybe, probably (more tentative)

아무거나 anything, anything at all

아버님 father (honorific)

아버지 father

아이 child

아이스크림 ice cream

아저씨 mister (any man old enough to be married); form of address

아주 very

아주머니 ma’am (any woman old enough to be married)

아줌마 ma’am (casual for 아주머니)

아직 (not) yet, still

아침 morning; breakfast

아프- hurt, be painful

안 inside

안경 glasses

안녕하세요? how are you?; hello! (literally: are you peaceful (well)?)

안녕히 in good health

안녕히 가세요 good-bye! (To one who is leaving. Literally: go in peace
(i.e., health))

안녕히 계세요 good-bye! (To one who is staying. Literally: stay
in peace (i.e., health))

안녕히 주무세요 good night (honorific)

안돼요 it’s no good; it won’t do; it’s not acceptable; it doesn’t work

안주 snacks to go with alcohol, food to go with alcoholic drinks

앉- sits

앉으세요 please take a seat, sit down

알겠어요 I understand

알아 들- understand, catch (something said)

앞 in front

애 child

애기 baby

야구 baseball

야구 (를) 하- play baseball

약 medicine

약(을) 먹- take (eat) medicine

약방 drugstore

약혼(을) 하- get engaged

약혼자 fianc\’e(e)

양담배 foreign cigarettes

양말 socks

양복 a suit

양주 whiskey; western spirits

얘기 talk, chat, story

어느 which? what kind of?

어디 where?

어때요? how is it? how about it?

어떻게? how? in what way?

어려w- be difficult

어리- be young (a child)

어머니 mother

어머님 mother (honorific)

어서 오세요! welcome! (Literally: come (in) right away!)

어제 yesterday

언니 older sister (girl’s)

언제 when?

언제나 always

언젠가 sometime or other, at one time; some time ago

얼마 how many? how much?

얼마나 about how much? approximately how much?

얼음 ice

없- be nonexistent, not exist, not have

없어요 does not exist, here is not, aren’t

엉터리 rubbish, junk; something or someone cheap and shabby

에 to (to the place e.g., to go to the place)

에게 to (to the living thing e.g., to give something to the living thing)

에게서 from (from the living thing)

에서 from (place)

엘리베이터 elevator, lift

여-ㄹ- open it

여관 small hotel, inn

여기 here

여기 좀 봐요 say there! excuse me!

여동생 younger sister

여러 — several, various

여름 summer

여보세요! hello! hey there! excuse me! (hello on the
telephone, or when peering into a dark house. Also means look here!

여자 woman

여자친구 girlfriend

역 train station

-연/-년 years (counter)

연구 research

연구(를) 하- do research

연구실 (professor’s) office

연극 play, drama

연기 postponement

연기 performance

연대 Yonsei University

연락(을) 하- — get in touch, make contact

연세 age (honorific)

연필 pencil

열쇠 key

열심히 diligently

영국 England

영국사람 English person

영사관 consulate

용서하세요 please forgive me

영어 English language

영화 movie, film

영화구경(을) 하- see a film

영화배우 movie actor

옆 next to, beside

예 yes

예쁘- pretty, cute

예약 reservation

예약(을) 하- make a reservation

오- come

오늘 today

오렌지 쥬스 orange juice

오르- ascend, rise

오른쪽 on the right

오른편 on the right

오빠 older brother (girl’s)

오전 morning, A.M.

오징어 squid

오징어깡 squid chips

오후 afternoon, P.M.

옥 jade

올라가- go up

올라오- come up

옷 clothes; garment

와요 get, receive;
나는 편지가 어머니한테서 와요 I get letter(s) from my mother

와이샤쓰 shirt, dress shirt

와인 wine

왜(요?) why?

왜냐하면 the reason is; because

외교관 diplomat

외국 foreign country

외국사람 a foreigner

외국어 foreign language

외삼촌 uncle (on mother’s side)

외할머니 grandmother (on mother’s side)

외할아버지 grandfather (on mother’s side)

왼쪽 on the left

왼편 on the left

요리 cooking, cuisine

요리(를) 하- cook

요즘 nowadays, these days

용무 business, matter to take care of

용서(를) 하- forgive

우리 we, our

우산 umbrella

우선 first of all, before anything else

우유 milk

우체국 post office

운동 sports

운동(을) 하- do sports; exercise

운동장 sports stadium

운동화 sneakers, tennis shoes

-원 Korean monetary unit, won

월(달) month names (counter)

월요일 Monday

위 above, over, on (top); upstairs

위스키 whisky

위층 upstairs, the floor above

은퇴(를) 하- retire

은행 bank

은행원 banker

음료수 beverage, something to drink

음식 food

음식점 restaurant

음악 music

음악회 concert

의사 doctor, physician

의자 chair

이 tooth, teeth

이 this

-이- be (the same as, equal to) (copula)

이대 Ewha Women’s University

이따가 in a while, a while later

이렇게 in this way, like this

이름 (given) name

이모 aunt (mother’s sister)

이모부 uncle (mother’s sister’s husband)

이번 NOUN this NOUN (week, month)

이상하- be stange, odd

이야기 talk, chat, story

이야기(를) 하- talk, chat

이제 now (finally)

이학년(생) second-year student

이혼(을) 하- get divorced

-인분 portion (of food)

인삼 ginseng

인삼주 ginseng wine

인제 now (finally)

일 matter, business

일 days (counter)

일(을) 하- work, do work

일본 Japan

일본말 Japanese language

일본사람 person from Japan

일어 Japanese language

일어나- get up; stand up

일요일 Sunday

일찍 early (adv)

일학년(생) first-year student

읽- read

입- wear; put on

입 mouth

있- be, exist; stay; have

있어요 it exists, there is/are

잊어버리- forget

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자- sleep (자요 sleeps)

자녀분 children (honorific)

자동차 car, automobile

자료 materials (written)

자르- cut

자매 sisters

자전거 bicycle

자제분 children (honirific)

자주 often

작- — be little

작년 last year

작은아버지 uncle (fater’s younger brother)

잔 glass (to drink); cupfuls (counter)

잘 well; often

잘돼요 It’s going well. It’s turning out well.

잘 생겼- be handsome/good-looking (usually said of males)

잘 생겼어요 be handsome/good-looking (usually said of males)

잘 안 돼요 it’s not going well

잘 자요! good night (polite, but not honorific)

잘하- do well, do (it) well

잠깐 a short while, a moment

잠시 a short while

잡수시- eat (honorific)

잡지 magazine

-장 flat objects (counter)

장(을) 보- do grocery shopping

장갑 gloves

장마 rainy season, seasonal rains

장마(가) 지- rainy season sets in

장모 mother-in-law (man’s)

장인 father-in-law (man’s)

장인어른 father-in-law (man’s) (elegant)

장인장모 parents-in-law (man’s)

쟈켓 jacket

재미 없- be not interesting, boring

재미 있- be interesting

재미있게 interestingly, in such a way that it is interesting

쟁반 tray (flat thing to carry dishes)

저 yon, that (over there)

저기 over there

저기요! hey there! (a bit brusque or even rude)

저녁 evening; supper

저렇게 in that way

적- are few

전공 one’s major, specialization

전공(을) 하- major in something

전부 the whole thing, total

전부다 everyting, all of it

전에 earlier, before

전화 telephone

전화(를) 하- make a phone call

전화(를) 거-ㄹ- make a phone call

전화(를) 받- answer the phone

전화번호 telephone number

전혀 $[$not$]$ at all

젊- be young (but past puberty)

점심 lunch

접시 plate

젓가락 chopsticks

정각(에) exactly at (a time)

정거장 station/stop (train)

정류장 bus stop

정말(로) truly, really

정말이에요? really? is it true?

정문 main gate (of a university)

정열적(으로) passionate(ly)

정원 garden

정치 politics

정치학 political science

제일 the most; number one

제품 manufactured good(s)

조금 a little

조부모 grandparents

조카 nephew

조카딸 niece

졸업(을) 하- graduate

좀 a little; please

종이 paper

좋- be good; be liked

좋- be good

좋아하-, 좋아하나요, 좋아합니다
to like it (in the sense “love”) Examples:
나는 이것이 좋아요 I like this;
채소를 좋아하나요? Do you like vegetables?
나는 정구 치는것을 좋아한다 I like playing tennis

죄송합니다 I’m sorry, excuse me (literally: I feel uneasy)

주 a state, a province

주- give

주간 week (counter)

주로 mainly, mostly, for the most part

주립 state (-established), provincial(-ly established)

주립대학교 a state university

주말 weekend

주무시- sleep (honorific)

주문(을) 하- order (at restaurant)

주세요 please give

주일 week (counter)

주중에 during the week, on week days

죽- die

중간 middle, midway

중간에 midway, in the middle

중국 China

중국말 Cinese language

중국사람 person from China

쥬스 juice

즐거w- be enjoyable, pleasant, fun

줄겁게 enjoyably

지금 now

지난 past, last

지내- get along

지하철 subway, underground, metro

진지 rice, meal (honorific)

질문 question

집 house, home

집사람 my wife

짜- salt (짜요 is salty)

째즈 jazz

쪽 side, direction

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차 car, vehicle

차 tea

차- wear (a watch)

차- cold (자요 is cold)

차표 ticket (train, bus)

착하- be good by nature; be a good boy (girl, dog)

참 truly, really (exclamation)

채소 vegetable(s)

칭믄 window

찾- look for; find

찾- withdraw (money) from; fetch (money)

채 buildings (counter)

책 book

책상 desk

처음 the beginning; first time

처음 뵙겠습니다 pleased to make your acquaintance (formal style)
(Explanation: 처읍 beginning, first time, 뵙겠습니다 will humbly see/meet.
(literally: I see you for the first time i.e., how do you do?)

천 thousand

천만에요 you’re welcome! or don’t mention it!
(Literally: it’s one of ten million (words))

천천히 slowly

철도 railway

첫 first

청바지 jeans

청소(를) 하- clean up

초대(를) 하- invite someone

초대(를) 받- be/get invited

-초 (a) second (counter)

추w- be cold

춤(믈) 추- dances (a dance)

취하- get tipsy/drunk

-층 floors (of a building) (counter)

치- strike, hit

치- play (tennis, golf)

치마 skirt

친구 friend

친척 relative

칠판 blackboard

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캐 digs out

캐나다 Canada

캐나다 사람 a Canadian

캠퍼스 campus

커피 coffee

켤레 pair (of shois, etc.)

코 nose

코메디 comedy

코트 coat

콘택트렌즈 contact lenses

콜라 cola

크- be large

크림 cream

큰아버지 uncle (father’s elder brother)

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타- add/put (sugar)

타- ride in, ride on

타고가- go (riding)

타고오- come (riding)

타올 towel

탈 mask

태극기 太極旗 the national flag of Korea, the Tai-geuk flag
The Korean flag is called T\ae{gukgi. It’s design symbolizes
the principles of yin and yang in Oriental philosophy.
The circle in the center of the flag is divided into two equal
parts. The upper red section represents the positive cosmic forces of
yang. Conversely, the lower blue section represents the negative
cosmic forces of yin.

The two forces together embody the concepts of continual
movement and balance and harmony that characterize the sphere
of infinity. The circle is surrounded by four trigrams in each
corner. Each trigram symbolizes one of the four universal elements:
heaven, earth, fire, and water.

태어나- be born

테니스 tennis

테니스(를) 치- play tennis

테이블 table

테레비전 television

토마토 쥬스 tomato juice

토요일 Saturday

통하- get through to, make contact with

통화(를) 하- get through to, make contact with on phone

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파-ㄹ- sell it

파운드 pounds (sterling) (counter)

파티 party

팔 arm

펜 ballpoint pen

편 side, direction

편지 letter

편하- be comfortable; convenient

편히 comfortably; conveniently

표 ticket

푸-ㄹ- solve it; undo it

풀 1 starch, glue 2 grass

풀(을) 먹이- starch it

프랑스 France

프랑스말 French language

프랑스사람 person from France

프로 program (TV); pro (sports)

프리마 nondairy creamer

플래폼 platform

피- bloom, blossom

피곤하- be tired

피아노 piano

피아노(를) 치- play piano

피우- smoke

피자 pizza

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하- do (합니다 does it (formal style))

하고 and

학교 school

학기 term, semester

-학년(이에요) is a student in such-and-such a year or grade (at school)

학생 student

학생회관 student union (building)

한 about, approximately

한국 Korea

한국말 Korean language

한국사람 a Korean

한국어 Korean language

한국학 Korean Studies

한테 1 to (to the living thing e.g., to give something
to the living thing) 2 from (from the place) (colloquial)

한테서 from (from the living thing)

할머니 grandmother

할머님 grandmother (honorific)

할아버님 grandfather (honorific)

할아버지 grandfather

함께 together

합리 rationality, reason

핫도그 hot dog

항상 always

해 years (counter)

햄버거 hamburger

-행 bound for (a place). e.g.: 대전행 기차 a T\ae{jon train, train bound for
T\ae{jon

허리 waist, lower back

혀 tongue

형 older brother

형제 brothers (for males); brothers and sisters

호주 Australia

호주사람 an Australian

호텔 hotel

혼자(서) alone, on one’s own, by oneself

홍차 black tea, English tea

홍콩 Hong Kong

홍콩사람 person from Hong Kong

화요일 Tuesday

화장실 toilet, restroom, bathroom, washroom

회사 company

회사원 company employee

회화 conversation

후에 after, later

휴지 tissue paper; toilet tissue, $\mathrm{Kleenex^{TM$

흐리- be cloudy, overcast

흐리- become/get cloudy

힘 strength, energy

힘(이) 드-ㄹ- be difficult, taxing (strength enters)