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’

백신 vs 백신접종 vs 예방접종 [vaccination]

These are useful words to know! They come up a lot in conversation, nowadays. 백신 Vaccine This is the vaccine itself, the medication that you put into your body. 접종 백신접종 Vaccination This refers to the act of getting vaccinated. An example sentence can be seen in the news article shared by 리리! It’s also where IContinue reading “백신 vs 백신접종 vs 예방접종 [vaccination]”

과외쌤 vs 가정교사 vs 개인교사 [tutoring]

Appreciate my image pls 저는 미국 수화 과외쌤이서 이 단어들 배웠어요 I’m a tutor primarily (I tutor ASL specifically), and while at work I decided to write ASL Tutor on the board in both English and Korean. But I had to learn the Korean word and turns out there’s a lot of options:

Wuthering Heights Vocab Pull (Korean/한국어)

I adore Wuthering Heights. It isn’t a feel good book by any means, but its cathartic and engrossing as long as you aren’t one of those people who have to love and support a novel’s characters, because you definitely don’t love or even like these characters. But you read to see the horrific sequence ofContinue reading “Wuthering Heights Vocab Pull (Korean/한국어)”

Korean Goguryeo Dynasty Monarchs + Vocab

I’m reading a book called Korean History in Maps (it’s really cool, it shows the different dynasties and the change in geography, as well as giving you the basis of wars, politics, and religion in each one) The author compiled this list of monarchs who ruled in the Goguryeo period (Goryeo later came about fromContinue reading “Korean Goguryeo Dynasty Monarchs + Vocab”

Words Used for Monarchs in the Korean Silla Dynasty

The current Korean word for king is 왕, and this is the word that has been used most frequently throughout the dynasties. However, during the Silla Dynasty, the words used for ‘king’ changed over time. In the book Korean History in Maps, the author compiles a list of the monarchs who ruled in each time period.Continue reading “Words Used for Monarchs in the Korean Silla Dynasty”