Basic Korean Nouns

Basic Korean Nouns 2017-03-20T16:46:47+00:00

Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Korean nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Korean“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

Previous lesson: Basic Korean verbs

Important nouns

EnglishKoreanKorean
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
child
아이
A yi
man
남자
Nam ja
woman
여자
Yeo ja
family
가족
Ga jeok
town / city
도시
Do shi
country
나라
국가
Nara
Guk ga

world
세상
세계
Sae sang
sae gyae

house
Jip
car
자동차
Ja dong cha
street / road
Gil
shop
가게
Ga gae
door
Moon
table
탁자
Tak ja
chair
의자
Eui ja
window
창문
Chang moon
newspaper
신문
Shin moon
book
Chaek
pen
볼펜
Boll pen
bag
가방
Ga bang
rucksack
백팩
Backpack
happiness
행복
Hang bok
love
사랑
Sa rang
flower
Ggeot
ball
Gong
work
Il
vacation
휴가
Hyoo ga
passport
여권
Yuh gwon
language
언어
Un uh
question
질문
Jil moon
answer
정답
Jeong dap
beginning / start
시작
Shi jak
end
Ggeutt

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