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

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Important nouns

EnglishKoreanKorean
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
child아이A yi
man남자Nam ja
woman여자Yeo ja
family가족Ga jeok
town / city도시Do shi
country나라
국가
Nara
Guk ga

world세상
세계
Sae sang
sae gyae

houseJip
car자동차Ja dong cha
street / roadGil
shop가게Ga gae
doorMoon
table탁자Tak ja
chair의자Eui ja
window창문Chang moon
newspaper신문Shin moon
bookChaek
pen볼펜Boll pen
bag가방Ga bang
rucksack백팩Backpack
happiness행복Hang bok
love사랑Sa rang
flowerGgeot
ballGong
workIl
vacation휴가Hyoo ga
passport여권Yuh gwon
language언어Un uh
question질문Jil moon
answer정답Jeong dap
beginning / start시작Shi jak
endGgeutt
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