Magic Vocab Set

수리수리 마수리 abracadabra

마술 magic (real world magic)

마술사 magician (real world)

마정석, 마석, 마수석, 코어, 정수 Something (typically a stone) that increases a mages power / enhances magic. “The terminology is different per author” (from this naver answer)

마법 fairytale type of magic

마법사 wizard, witch, mage, sorcerer etc

마녀 witch (magic woman)

지팡이 wand

속성 attribute / property

(-> 불 속성 마법사 fire mage)

저주 curse

(사람)에게 저주를 걸다 to curse someone

저주에 갈리다 / 저주 받다 to be cursed
(harry potters cursed child is 저주 받은 아이)

(사람)에게 마법을 걸다 cast a spell on someone

마법에 걸리다 to be under a spell

물양 / 묘약 potion
noun의 물약/묘약. -> 사랑의 물약 love potion. 마법의 묘약 magic potion

왕자 prince

공주 princess

기사 knight
(also means “driver” and “article/essay”)


요정 / 정령 fairy /sprite / genie / spirit / djin
creatures with magic… idk if theres a specific difference. aladdins genie is called 램프의 요정 -> the genie of the lamp


인어 mermaid

일각수 / 유니콘 unicorn

무당 shaman

귀신 spirit (a human shaped ghost)

유령 a ghost without a human shape

치유 마법사 healing mage/healer

흑마법사 black mage

어둠 마법사 dark mage

빛 마법사 light mage

번개 마법사 lightening mage

어둠땅 마법사 shadowland mage ( dark earth mage)

For the most part, it seems the way you refer to types of magic and wizards depends on the authors choice of words. The manhwa I’m reading says “불 속성 마법사” but I also simply see “불 마법사” being used for a “fire mage”

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