Top 100 Korean Words

We believe in learning the most important Korean vocabularies first to start off your learning journey on the right foot. The Korean vocabulary list below contains 100 of the most frequently used Korean words. For more vocabularies like that, check out our yellow Korean vocabulary book towards the end of this page.

Korean Vocabulary 1-20

I in Korean나 (na)
you in Korean너 (neo)
he in Korean그 (geu)
she in Korean그녀 (geunyeo)
it in Korean그것 (geugeos)
we in Korean우리 (uli)
you in Korean너희들 (neohuideul)
they in Korean그들 (geudeul)
what in Korean무엇 (mueos)
who in Korean누구 (nugu)
where in Korean어디 (eodi)
why in Korean왜 (wae)
how in Korean어떻게 (eotteohge)
which in Korean어느 (eoneu)
when in Korean언제 (eonje)
then in Korean그때 (geuttae)
if in Korean만약 (man-yag)
really in Korean정말로 (jeongmallo)
but in Korean하지만 (hajiman)
because in Korean왜냐하면 (waenyahamyeon)
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Korean Vocabulary 21-60

not in Korean아니다 (anida)
this in Korean이것 (igeos)
I need this in Korean나 이거 필요해요 (na igeo pil-yohaeyo)
How much is this? in Korean얼마에요? (eolma-eyo?)
that in Korean그것 (geugeos)
all in Korean모두 (modu)
or in Korean또는 (ttoneun)
and in Korean와 (wa)
to know in Korean알다 (alda)
I know in Korean알아 (al-a)
I don't know in Korean몰라 (molla)
to think in Korean생각하다 (saeng-gaghada)
to come in Korean오다 (oda)
to put in Korean놓다 (nohda)
to take in Korean가지고 가다 (gajigo gada)
to find in Korean찾아내다 (chaj-anaeda)
to listen in Korean듣다 (deudda)
to work in Korean일하다 (ilhada)
to talk in Korean말하다 (malhada)
to give in Korean주다 (juda)
to like in Korean좋아하다 (joh-ahada)
to help in Korean돕다 (dobda)
to love in Korean사랑하다 (salanghada)
to call in Korean전화하다 (jeonhwahada)
to wait in Korean기다리다 (gidalida)
I like you in Korean난 너가 좋아요 (nan neoga joh-ayo)
I don't like this in Korean난 이게 싫어요 (nan ige silh-eoyo)
Do you love me? in Korean나 사랑해? (na salanghae?)
I love you in Korean사랑해 (salanghae)
0 in Korean영 (yeong)
1 in Korean일 (il)
2 in Korean이 (i)
3 in Korean삼 (sam)
4 in Korean사 (sa)
5 in Korean오 (o)
6 in Korean육 (yug)
7 in Korean칠 (chil)
8 in Korean팔 (pal)
9 in Korean구 (gu)
10 in Korean십 (sib)

Korean Vocabulary 61-100

11 in Korean십일 (sib-il)
12 in Korean십이 (sib-i)
13 in Korean십삼 (sibsam)
14 in Korean십사 (sibsa)
15 in Korean십오 (sib-o)
16 in Korean십육 (sib-yug)
17 in Korean십칠 (sibchil)
18 in Korean십팔 (sibpal)
19 in Korean십구 (sibgu)
20 in Korean이십 (isib)
new in Korean새로운 (saeloun)
old in Korean오래된 (olaedoen)
few in Korean적은 (jeog-eun)
many in Korean많은 (manh-eun)
how much? in Korean얼마나? (eolmana?)
how many? in Korean몇개? (myeochgae?)
wrong in Korean틀린 (teullin)
correct in Korean옳은 (olh-eun)
bad in Korean나쁜 (nappeun)
good in Korean좋은 (joh-eun)
happy in Korean행복한 (haengboghan)
short in Korean짧은 (jjalb-eun)
long in Korean긴 (gin)
small in Korean작은 (jag-eun)
big in Korean큰 (keun)
there in Korean저기 (jeogi)
here in Korean여기 (yeogi)
right in Korean오른쪽 (oleunjjog)
left in Korean왼쪽 (oenjjog)
beautiful in Korean아름다운 (aleumdaun)
young in Korean젊은 (jeolm-eun)
old in Korean늙은 (neulg-eun)
hello in Korean안녕하세요 (annyeonghaseyo)
see you later in Korean나중에 보자 (najung-e boja)
ok in Korean승인 (seung-in)
take care in Korean잘지내 (jaljinae)
don't worry in Korean걱정마 (geogjeongma)
of course in Korean당연하지 (dang-yeonhaji)
good day in Korean안녕하세요 (annyeonghaseyo)
hi in Korean안녕 (annyeong)

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