1000 Most common korean words

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

English Korean pronunciation
Mom (informal) 엄마 eomma
Mother (formal) 어머니 eomeoni
Dad (informal) 아빠 appa
Father (formal) 아버지 abeoji
Old sister – if you are male 누나 nuna
Old sister – if you are female 언니 eonni
Old brother – if you are male hyeong
Old brother – if you are female 오빠 oppa
younger sibling 동생 dongsaeng
Younger brother 남동생 namdongsaeng
Younger sister 여동생 yeodongsaeng
brothers 형제 hyungjae
sisters 자매 Jamae
brother and sister 남매 Nammae
husband 남편 Nampyeon
wife 아내 Anae
married couple 부부 Bubu
Son 아들 Adul
Daughter tal
Twins 쌍둥이 sangdungi
Triplets 세 쌍둥이 se – sangdungi
Daughter in law 며느리, 자부 myanuri, chhabu
Uncle 삼촌 samchon
Aunt 이모 imo
Grandfather 할아버지 hal-abeoji
Grandmother 할머니 halmeoni
family 가족 gajog

Most common Korean words (Love in Korean)

Love in Korean – 사랑

English Korean Pronunciation
Human 사람 saram
Love 사랑 sarang
First love 첫사랑 cheotsarang
Secret crush 짝사랑 jjaksarang
Secret crush 짝사랑 jjaksarang
Boy 남자 namja
Girl 여자 yeoja
Friend 친구 chingu
Boyfriend 남자친구 namjachingu
Girlfriend 여자친구 yeojachingu
Love triangle 삼각관계 samgakgwangye
Date 데이트 deiteu
Blind date 소개팅 sogaeting
Couple 커플 keopeul
marriage 결혼 gyeolhon
Love letter 연애편지 yeonaepyeonji
Drama 드라마 deurama
Actor 배우 baeu
Actress 여배우 yeobaeu
Hate 싫어 Sirh
Hide 감추다 gamchhuda
Help 도와주다, 도움 Thowa juda, Thowum
Director 감독 Khamdok
Film 영화 yenghwa

Most common Korean words list- Time in Korean

English Korean Pronunciation
When 언제 anje
Now 지금 chigum
Now 이제 ije
Present tense,now 현재 hyanje
Soon, At once kot
Sometimes 때때로 tetero
Some time 언젠가 anjenga
That time 그때 khute
Never 결코 khyalkho
Yet 아직 ajik
still 아직 ajik
here 여기 yagi
there 거기 khagi
over there 저기 chagi
once 한번 han beon
twice 두번 du beon
often 자주 chhaju
continuously 계속 khyesok
always nul
sometimes 가끔 khakum
occasionally 때때로 tetero
occasionally 종종 chhong chhong
very 아주 aju
well chhal
very 대단히 thedanhi
perfectly 완전히 wanjeonhi
very much 굉장히 khwengjanghi
단순히 simply dansunhi
very 매우 mewu
very 상당히 sangdamhi
too 너무 neomu
more theo
less theol
enormously 엄청 eomchhong
불과 only bulgwa
The first 제일 cheil
at random 마구 magu
absolutely 절대로 chheoltero
as many as 무려 murya
how much 얼마나 eolmana
how many 몇이나 myeotina
which 어느 eonu
who 누가 nuga
where 어디서 eodisa
how 어떻게 eoteohke
when 언제 anje
what 무엇을 muwaswul
why wowe

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

English Korean Pronunciation
Body Parts 신체 부분 SINCHHE FUBUN
skin 피부, 살갗 FIBU, SALKAT
body 신체/몸 SINCHHE/ MOM
head 머리 MEORI
hair 머리카락 MEORIKHARAK
face 얼굴 EOLGUL
dimple 보조개 FOCHHOGE
forehead 이마 IMA
eye NUN
eyebrow 눈썹 NUN SEOP
eyelid 눈꺼풀 NUN KEOPUL
eyelashes 속눈썹 SOK NUN SEOP
pupil 눈동자 NUN DONGJA
ear KHUI
cheek 볼 / 뺨 POL/ PYAM
nose KHO
nostrils 콧구멍 KHOT KHUMANG
mouth IP
tooth 이, 이빨 I/ IPAL
lips 입술 IPsol
gum 잇몸 Itmom
tongue hyeo
chin Theok
Neck – 목 – MOK Throat – 목구멍, 목, 목이 MOK KHUMEONG
shoulder 어깨 EOKKE
breast 가슴 KHASUM
breast 유방 YUBANG
back DUNG
abdomen FE
navel 배꼽 FEKOP
waist 허리 HEORI
buttocks 엉덩이 EONGDEONGI
Vagina CHHIL
Penis 음경/자지
UMGYEONG/ CHHAJI
hand SON
arm FAL
wrist 팔목 FAL MOK
wrist 손목 SON MOK
elbow 팔꿈치 FAL KUMCHHI
palm (hand ) 손바닥 SON FADAK
fist 주먹 CHHUMAK
finger 손가락 SONKHARAK
thumb 엄지 EOMJI
index finger 검지 GEOMJI
ring finger 약지 YAKJI
fingernail 손톱 SONTHOP
armpit 겨드랑이 KHYEODURANGI
leg 다리 DARI
thigh 허벅지 HEOBOKJI
knee 무릎 MURUF
foot FAL
Claw 발톱 FALTHOP
ankle 발목 FALMOK
toenail 발톱 FALTHOP
heel 뒤꿈치 DUIKUMCHHI
Toe 발가락 FALKHARAK

Hand in Korean  – 손
Leg in Korean  – 다리

Eyes in Korean  – 눈

Cheek in Korean  – 볼, 뺨

Internal Body Parts

brain 뇌 NOI
heart 심장 SIMJANG
Artery        혈관 HYEOLGWAN
liver          간 KHAN
lungs 폐 FYE
muscles 근육 KHUNYUK
bone 뼈 PYEO
stomach 위 UI
appendix 맹장 MENGJANG
kidney 콩팥 KHONGPATH
pancreas 췌장  CHHUEJANG
bowels 장 JANG
womb 자궁 CHHAGUNG
anus         항문  HANGMUN

 

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Medical terms in Korean

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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.

English Korean Pronunciation
doctor 의사 uisa
nurse 간호사 ganhosa
injection 주사 jusa
pharmacist 약사 yaksa
medicine yak
cancer  암  Aam
cough  기침  gichim
flu  독감  dokgam
tumor  종양  jongyang
vomiting  구토 guto
paralysis  마비 mabi
poisoning  중독 jungdok
toothache  치통 chitong
stomachache  복통 boktong
constipation  변비  byeonbi
jaundice  황달 hwangdal
runny nose 콧물 konmul
high fever 고열 goyeol
pregnancy 임신 imsin
childbirth 출산 chulsan
abortion 낙태 naktae
operation 수술 susul
hospitalization 입원 ibwon
Hospital discharge 퇴원  toewon
diabetes 당뇨병 dangnyo
sunstroke 일사병 ilsabyeong
gastric ulcer 위궤양 wigweyang
syndrome 증후군 jeunghugun
high blood pressure 고혈압 gohyeorap
low blood pressure 저혈압 jeohyeorap
malnutrition 영양실조  yeongyangsiljo
death 사망 samang  임종 imjong
sickness byeong
prescription 처방 cheobang
dermatology 피부과 pibugwa
paediatrics 소아과 soagwa
ultrasound 초음파 choeumpa
neurology 신경과 singyeonggwa
consultation room 진료실 jillyosil
emergency room 응급실 eunggeupsil
plastic surgery 성형외과 seonghyeongoegwa
(ear/nose/throat) 이비인후과 ibiinhugwa

 

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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