밖 (the outside)

꽃 flower잎 leaf꽃잎 petal나무 tree하늘 sky구름 cloud나비 butterfly새 bird해 sun (native word)태양 sun (sino word)단풍 fall foliage (changing leaves)구경 to look at for entertainment (actually “sight seeing”, but it can refer to enjoying non-touristy things) ________________________ Native korean words tend to be more commonly used in speaking than Sino korean words. 해 is used whenContinue reading “밖 (the outside)”

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”

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 눈송이Snowflake 눈보라Blizzard 눈보라 몰아치다For a blizzard to strike 폭설Heavy snow fall 폭설이 내리다For heavy snow to fall 첫눈1st snowfall 첫눈 오다For theContinue reading “Winter Weather Vocab”

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”