Winter Weather Vocab

진눈깨비Sleet 진눈깨비가 오다For sleet to come 진눈깨비가 내리다For sleet to fall 눈이 오다For snow to come 눈이 쌓이다For snow to pile up(means it is sticking to the ground) 눈이 내리다For snow to fall 눈꽃Snowflake 눈꽃이 내리다 / 떨어지다Snowflakes falling down 눈보라Blizzard 눈보라 몰아치다For a blizzard to strike 폭설Heavy snow fall 폭설이 내리다For heavy snow toContinue reading “Winter Weather Vocab”

Temperature in Korean

Koreans (and everyone else except Americans ?) use Celsius instead of Fahrenheit How to Read the Numbers: Decimals are read like we do in English. The number before the decimal is read as a whole number. The numbers after the decimal are read individually. Read using SINO KOREAN numbers (일 이 삼). The decimal isContinue reading “Temperature in Korean”

엉뚱하다 = to defy logic, be random, erratic, unpredictable

If you search for the word Google will tell you that it means erratic. This is right, but erratic carries a sort of….psychotic negative connotation with it. 엉뚱하다 has a more broad, conceptual meaning.

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) 지팡이Continue reading “Magic Vocab Set”

Religion vocab

If you want to know about something not on this list, let me know and I will do my best to research it for you. 지옥 hell 악마/악령/마귀/악신 devil/demon/evil spirit (-> I confirmed that they dont really differentiate demon from devil. I was also told 악신 isnt used much) 죄 sin 죄인 sinner 죄(를) 짓다Continue reading “Religion vocab”

Some Noun/Verb Combos in Korean

Idk what to title this but I just wanted to post a short list of different verbs that are paired with nouns differently than in English. For example: in english we ‘take a nap’ but in korean you ‘sleep a nap’