Category: Word Of The Day

Word Of The Day #15: 일금 0

Word Of The Day #15: 일금

Vocabulary In Example 어제: Yesterday 나: I, me 일금: Sum of (money) 십: Ten, 10 만: Ten thousand, 10,000 원: Korean won 받다: Related hanja of word of the day: 一 – 한 일 and 金 –...

Word Of The Day #14: 장녀 0

Word Of The Day #14: 장녀

Vocabulary In Example 우리: We, us, our 장녀: Eldest daughter 부유하다: To be rich, to be wealthy, to be affluent 약사: Pharmacist 약혼하다: To be engaged Related hanja of word of the day: 長 –...

Word Of The Day #13: 화산 0

Word Of The Day #13: 화산

Vocabulary In Example 아이슬란드: Iceland 화산: Volcano 개: Generic counting noun 있다: To be, to exist, to have Related hanja of word of the day: 火 – 불 화 and 山 – 메 산. Grammar In Use...

Word Of The Day #12: 만일 0

Word Of The Day #12: 만일

Side note: Like in many languages, certain Korean words will show up along with certain grammar topics. The word of today, 만일, is one such word. This word will generally come in sentences along with the...

Word Of The Day #10: 인품 0

Word Of The Day #10: 인품

Side note: When you want to say someone has a certain kind of personality with the noun 인품, you cannot use 있다/없다. In Korean, you will have to use verbs that explicitly express possession, such...

Word Of The Day #9: 인생 0

Word Of The Day #9: 인생

Side note: Today’s word, 인생, is perhaps the first word where knowing its hanja comes in pretty handy. There are a lot of Korean words which you can translate as ‘life’, yet they are...

Word Of The Day #8: 백곰 0

Word Of The Day #8: 백곰

Vocabulary In Example 백곰: Polar bear, white bear 아주: To wear 춥다: To be cold [ㅂ irregular verb] 환경: Environment 살다: To live [ㄹ irregular verb] Related hanja of word of the day: 白...

Word Of The Day #7: 청바지 0

Word Of The Day #7: 청바지

Vocabulary In Example 회사: Company 청바지: Jeans (pants) 입다: To wear Related hanja of word of the day: 靑 – 푸를 청. Grammar In Use -에서 -을/를 -(으)면 안 되다

Word Of The Day #6: 생일 0

Word Of The Day #6: 생일

Sidenote: The word of the day 생일 is the plain form of this noun. It also has a honorific form you ought to use when talking about the birthdays of people you need to honour...

Word Of The Day #5: 학생 0

Word Of The Day #5: 학생

Vocabulary In Example 수업: Class 학생: Student 교실: Classroom 빨리: Fast, quickly 나가다: To leave, to get out Related hanja of word of the day: 生 – 날 생 and 學 – 배울 학. Grammar In Use...