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Most common Korean words

Most common Korean words

In this article, we will cover some of the most common Korean words that are related to family time and daily life.

most common Korean words- Family in Korean

EnglishKoreanpronunciation
Mom (informal)엄마eomma
Mother (formal)어머니eomeoni
Dad (informal)아빠appa
Father (formal)아버지abeoji
Old sister – if you are male누나nuna
Old sister – if you are female언니eonni
Old brother – if you are malehyeong
Old brother – if you are female오빠oppa
younger sibling동생dongsaeng
Younger brother남동생namdongsaeng
Younger sister여동생yeodongsaeng
brothers형제hyungjae
sisters자매Jamae
brother and sister남매Nammae
husband남편Nampyeon
wife아내Anae
married couple부부Bubu
Son아들Adul
Daughtertal
Twins쌍둥이sangdungi
Triplets세 쌍둥이se – sangdungi
Daughter in law며느리, 자부myanuri, chhabu
Uncle삼촌samchon
Aunt이모imo
Grandfather할아버지hal-abeoji
Grandmother할머니halmeoni
family가족gajog

Most common Korean words (Love in Korean)

Love in Korean – 사랑

EnglishKoreanPronunciation
Human사람saram
Love사랑sarang
First love첫사랑cheotsarang
Secret crush짝사랑jjaksarang
Secret crush짝사랑jjaksarang
Boy남자namja
Girl여자yeoja
Friend친구chingu
Boyfriend남자친구namjachingu
Girlfriend여자친구yeojachingu
Love triangle삼각관계samgakgwangye
Date데이트deiteu
Blind date소개팅sogaeting
Couple커플keopeul
marriage결혼gyeolhon
Love letter연애편지yeonaepyeonji
Drama드라마deurama
Actor배우baeu
Actress여배우yeobaeu
Hate싫어Sirh
Hide감추다gamchhuda
Help도와주다, 도움Thowa juda, Thowum
Director감독Khamdok
Film영화yenghwa

 

Most common Korean words list- Time in Korean

EnglishKoreanPronunciation
When언제anje
Now지금chigum
Now이제ije
Present tense,now현재hyanje
Soon, At oncekot
Sometimes때때로tetero
Some time언젠가anjenga
That time그때khute
Never결코khyalkho
Yet아직ajik
still아직ajik
here여기yagi
there거기khagi
over there저기chagi
once한번han beon
twice두번du beon
often자주chhaju
continuously계속khyesok
alwaysnul
sometimes가끔khakum
occasionally때때로tetero
occasionally종종chhong chhong
very아주aju
wellchhal
very대단히thedanhi
perfectly완전히wanjeonhi
very much굉장히khwengjanghi
단순히simplydansunhi
very매우mewu
very상당히sangdamhi
too너무neomu
moretheo
lesstheol
enormously엄청eomchhong
불과onlybulgwa
The first제일cheil
at random마구magu
absolutely절대로chheoltero
as many as무려murya
how much얼마나eolmana
how many몇이나myeotina
which어느eonu
who누가nuga
where어디서eodisa
how어떻게eoteohke
when언제anje
what무엇을muwaswul
whywowe

 

Most common Korean words – Body parts in Korean

The body is 몸, 신체 in Korean. Watch this video to learn BODY PARTS  IN KOREAN.

External Body Parts

EnglishKoreanPronunciation
Body Parts신체 부분SINCHHE FUBUN
skin피부, 살갗FIBU, SALKAT
body신체/몸SINCHHE/ MOM
head머리MEORI
hair머리카락MEORIKHARAK
face얼굴EOLGUL
dimple보조개FOCHHOGE
forehead이마IMA
eyeNUN
eyebrow눈썹NUN SEOP
eyelid눈꺼풀NUN KEOPUL
eyelashes속눈썹SOK NUN SEOP
pupil눈동자NUN DONGJA
earKHUI
cheek볼 / 뺨POL/ PYAM
noseKHO
nostrils콧구멍KHOT KHUMANG
mouthIP
tooth이, 이빨I/ IPAL
lips입술IPsol
gum잇몸Itmom
tonguehyeo
chinTheok
Neck – 목 – MOKThroat – 목구멍, 목, 목이MOK KHUMEONG
shoulder어깨EOKKE
breast가슴KHASUM
breast유방YUBANG
backDUNG
abdomenFE
navel배꼽FEKOP
waist허리HEORI
buttocks엉덩이EONGDEONGI
VaginaCHHIL
Penis음경/자지
UMGYEONG/ CHHAJI
handSON
armFAL
wrist팔목FAL MOK
wrist손목SON MOK
elbow팔꿈치FAL KUMCHHI
palm (hand )손바닥SON FADAK
fist주먹CHHUMAK
finger손가락SONKHARAK
thumb엄지EOMJI
index finger검지GEOMJI
ring finger약지YAKJI
fingernail손톱SONTHOP
armpit겨드랑이KHYEODURANGI
leg다리DARI
thigh허벅지HEOBOKJI
knee무릎MURUF
footFAL
Claw발톱FALTHOP
ankle발목FALMOK
toenail발톱FALTHOP
heel뒤꿈치DUIKUMCHHI
Toe발가락FALKHARAK

Hand in Korean  – 손
Leg in Korean  – 다리

Eyes in Korean  – 눈

Cheek in Korean  – 볼, 뺨

 

Internal Body Parts

brain 뇌NOI
heart 심장SIMJANG
Artery        혈관HYEOLGWAN
liver          간KHAN
lungs 폐FYE
muscles 근육KHUNYUK
bone 뼈PYEO
stomach 위UI
appendix 맹장MENGJANG
kidney 콩팥KHONGPATH
pancreas 췌장 CHHUEJANG
bowels 장JANG
womb 자궁CHHAGUNG
anus         항문 HANGMUN

 

Medical terms in Korean

       Hospital interpreter Korean to English Sometimes we get sick and need to talk with Doctor. It’s a very difficult condition if we live in a Foreign country and we don’t know that country’s language. So This chapter can help you to properly communicate with a doctor in the Korean Language. This online Korean class helps you to Learn medical words in Korean Language and you don’t need a medical translator in Korea.

Female doctor in Korean – 여의사

surgeon in Korean – 외과 의사

Hospital in Korean 병원

Nurse in Korean -간호사

Brain stroke in Korean – 뇌졸중

Professor in Korean – 교수

Hospital departments in Korean – 병원 부서

 Disease or illness in Korean 질환 jilhwan

 Pharmacy in Korean 약국 yakguk

seonsaengnim – a romanized form of teacher/선생 which is used for doctor also 의사 선생님

My back hurts in Korean – 요통 있어요., 허리가 아파요., 등뼈 아파요.

Are you in pain in Korean – 아프냐? ,  많이 아프니? , 아프세요? , 아파요.

감기 

   (gamgi) – ” cold”. 

감기에 걸리다 (gamgie geollida) / 감기 걸리다 (gamgi geollida) It Means “to catch a cold” 감기 걸렸어요.

I have (caught) a cold. 기침약 means cough syrup

 

두통

 (dutong) 두 (du) means “head” and 통 (tong) means “pain”. So it means “headache”. 

머리가 아파요 (meoliga apayo) also means a headache.

You can use 두통이 있어요 (dutong-i iss-eoyo) but 머리가 아파요 (meoliga apayo) can be a more general term.

 

 장염 

(jang-yeom) Enteritis 장 (jang) means “intestine” and 염 (yeom) means “infection” or “inflammation”. So, 장 (jang) 염 (yeom) “intestine infection” or “intestine inflammation”.

 

설사 

(seolsa), diarrhea 설사를 해요. Sulsareul haeyo. I have diarrhea.

 

 숙취

 (sugchwi) it means “hangover” 숙 (sug) means “accommodation” or “to stay” and 취 (chwi) means “drunk” or “drunkness”.

 비염

 (biyeom) Rhinitis 비 (bi) in this case, not always, just, in this case, it means “nose” in hanja Chinese characters used in Korea 염 (yeom) is infection or inflammation. 비염이 있어요 (biyeom-i iss-eoyo) You have rhinitis.

 

Korean Medical Vocabulary

Here is a list of Korean Medical Words with pronunciations.

EnglishKoreanPronunciation
doctor의사uisa
nurse간호사ganhosa
injection주사jusa
pharmacist약사yaksa
medicineyak
cancer 암 Aam
cough 기침 gichim
flu 독감 dokgam
tumor 종양 jongyang
vomiting 구토guto
paralysis 마비mabi
poisoning 중독jungdok
toothache 치통chitong
stomachache 복통 boktong
constipation 변비 byeonbi
jaundice 황달hwangdal
runny nose콧물konmul
high fever고열goyeol
pregnancy임신imsin
childbirth출산chulsan
abortion낙태naktae
operation수술susul
hospitalization입원ibwon
Hospital discharge 퇴원 toewon
diabetes당뇨병dangnyo
sunstroke일사병ilsabyeong
gastric ulcer위궤양wigweyang
syndrome증후군jeunghugun
high blood pressure고혈압gohyeorap
low blood pressure저혈압jeohyeorap
malnutrition영양실조 yeongyangsiljo
death사망 samang 임종 imjong
sicknessbyeong
prescription처방cheobang
dermatology피부과pibugwa
paediatrics소아과soagwa
ultrasound초음파choeumpa
neurology신경과singyeonggwa
consultation room진료실jillyosil
emergency room응급실eunggeupsil
plastic surgery성형외과seonghyeongoegwa
(ear/nose/throat)이비인후과ibiinhugwa

 

Most common Korean Phrases – 

내 친구가 정신질환 있습니다. My friend has a mental illness.

나의 어머니는 병원에서 밤일을 하셨다. My mother worked nights in a hospital. 

가는 길에 약국이 있나요?  Is there a pharmacy on the way? 

그는 치료를 받으러 병원에 가야[다녀야] 했다.  He had to go to the hospital for treatment.

그는 아직 병원에 있다. He’s still in (the) hospital.

I went to the pharmacy and bought some medicine. 약국 가서 약좀 샀어.

아팠어요. It was sick

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