Winter Weather Vocab

진눈깨비
Sleet

진눈깨비가 오다
For sleet to come

진눈깨비가 내리다
For sleet to fall

눈이 오다
For snow to come

눈이 쌓이다
For snow to pile up
(means it is sticking to the ground)

눈이 내리다
For snow to fall

눈꽃
Snowflake

눈꽃이 내리다 / 떨어지다
Snowflakes falling down

눈보라
Blizzard

눈보라 몰아치다
For a blizzard to strike

폭설
Heavy snow fall

폭설이 내리다
For heavy snow to fall

첫눈
1st snowfall

첫눈 오다
For the first snow to fall (of the season)

Bonus Sentences

진눈깨비가 싫어요
I hate sleet

진눈깨비가 내리면 길에서 운전하기가 위험해져요
Driving on the roads is dangerous when it is sleeting

폭설로 인해 길이 막힐 것 같아요
I think the roads will be blocked by heavy snow

눈보라를 조심하세요
Be careful of the blizzard / Take precautions

눈이 쌓이면 좋겠어요!
I hope the snow sticks!

~Shelbi

Published by Satyanghae Korean (Hannah & Shelbi)

We are just 3 students who wish to share the love and joy of learning Korean through lesson posts and translations! We are doing this for fun, based on our experience and questions we ask native speakers. We are not fluent! Just passionate  ~ Hannah, Shelbi, and Jordan

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