https://www.duolingo.com/Ccf-Uk_2018

Basics 1: List of Words and Their Translations

Hi everyone. I thought it might be useful to compile a list of words and their translations for anyone struggling with the Korean course. I hope you find this useful.

Lesson 1:

  • 여자 - Woman
  • 남자 - Man
  • 와 - And (Used after a vowel and commonly used when writing e.g. 남자와 - Man and
  • 과 - And (Used after a consonant and commonly used when writing e.g. 남자들과 - Men and
  • 또는 - Or
  • 들 - Plural marker e.g. 여자들 - Women
  • 남자들 - Men
  • 여자들 - Women

Lesson 2:

  • 빵 - Bread
  • 책 - Book
  • 사과 - Apple
  • 학교 - School
  • 집 - House
  • 연필 - Pencil
  • 하고 - And (Commonly used when speaking)

Lesson 3:

  • 는 - Topic marker, used after a vowel e.g. 여자는 - A woman. Used when making a general statement e.g. An apple is a fruit.
  • 은 - Topic marker, after a consonant e.g. 연필은 - A pencil.
  • 가 - Subject marker, used after a vowel e.g. 학교가 - The school
  • 이 - Subject marker, used after a consonant e.g. 연필이 - The pencil. Used when you're talking about something specific e.g. THE pencil is a thing.
  • 입니다 - Am a/Are a/Is a
  • 물건 - Thing
  • 사람 - Person/People
  • 음식 - Food
  • 장소 - Place
  • 네 - Yes
  • 예 - Yes

Lesson 4:

  • 고양이 - Cat
  • 개 - Dog
  • 동물 - Animal
  • 남자아이 - Boy
  • 여자아이 - Girl
  • 소녀 - Girl
  • 저 - I
  • 제 - I
  • 아닙니다 - Am not/Are not/Is not
  • 아니요 - No
  • 의 - Of (indicates possession) e.g. 여자아이의 음식 - The girl's food.

Hope this helps you with your Korean learning. Let me know what you think.

February 24, 2019

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/georgeoftruth

These are helpful, thank you.

It may also be beneficial if you create a glossary post that links all of these pages that you're making, so we are able to centralize the content into one page. (And bookmark only one page, instead of a hundred).

February 25, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Ccf-Uk_2018

Ok that makes sense. Thanks for the feedback :-)

February 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Ccf-Uk_2018
February 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/KentSol

Thanks for the summary. Please have a lingot :)

February 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Ccf-Uk_2018

Glad I could help. If it’s useful, I could add a few example sentences to help with understanding the sentence structure and grammar of Korean? And thanks for the lingot! I appreciate it :-)

February 26, 2019
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