Adjectives in Korean

Adjectives are a key part of any language. The Korean adjectives listed below will help you learn common Korean adjectives in no time. Together with other basic nouns and verbs, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Korean. For even more Korean adjectives, take a look at our learning resources for Korean at the end of the page.
Basic Adjectives in Korean
Colours in Korean
Feelings in Korean
Space in Korean
Other Important Adjectives in Korean

Basic Adjectives in Korean

heavy in Korean무거운 (mugeoun)
light in Korean가벼운 (gabyeoun)
correct in Korean옳은 (olh-eun)
wrong in Korean틀린 (teullin)
difficult in Korean어려운 (eolyeoun)
easy in Korean쉬운 (swiun)
few in Korean적은 (jeog-eun)
many in Korean많은 (manh-eun)
new in Korean새로운 (saeloun)
old in Korean오래된 (olaedoen)
slow in Korean느린 (neulin)
quick in Korean빠른 (ppaleun)
poor in Korean가난한 (gananhan)
rich in Korean부유한 (buyuhan)

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Colours in Korean

white in Korean하얀색 (hayansaeg)
black in Korean검정색 (geomjeongsaeg)
grey in Korean회색 (hoesaeg)
green in Korean초록색 (chologsaeg)
blue in Korean파랑색 (palangsaeg)
red in Korean빨간색 (ppalgansaeg)
pink in Korean분홍색 (bunhongsaeg)
orange in Korean주황색 (juhwangsaeg)
purple in Korean보라색 (bolasaeg)
yellow in Korean노랑색 (nolangsaeg)
brown in Korean갈색 (galsaeg)
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Feelings in Korean

good in Korean좋은 (joh-eun)
bad in Korean나쁜 (nappeun)
weak in Korean약한 (yaghan)
strong in Korean강한 (ganghan)
happy in Korean행복한 (haengboghan)
sad in Korean슬픈 (seulpeun)
healthy in Korean건강한 (geonganghan)
sick in Korean아픈 (apeun)
hungry in Korean배고픈 (baegopeun)
thirsty in Korean목마른 (mogmaleun)
lonely in Korean외로운 (oeloun)
tired in Korean피곤한 (pigonhan)
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Space in Korean

short in Korean짧은 (jjalb-eun)
long in Korean긴 (gin)
small in Korean작은 (jag-eun)
big in Korean큰 (keun)
high in Korean높은 (nop-eun)
low in Korean낮은 (naj-eun)
steep in Korean가파른 (gapaleun)
flat in Korean평평한 (pyeongpyeonghan)
shallow in Korean얕은 (yat-eun)
deep in Korean깊은 (gip-eun)
narrow in Korean좁은 (job-eun)
broad in Korean넓은 (neolb-eun)

Other Important Adjectives in Korean

cheap in Korean싼 (ssan)
expensive in Korean비싼 (bissan)
soft in Korean부드러운 (budeuleoun)
hard in Korean딱딱한 (ttagttaghan)
empty in Korean빈 (bin)
full in Korean가득찬 (gadeugchan)
dirty in Korean더러운 (deoleoun)
clean in Korean깨끗한 (kkaekkeushan)
sweet in Korean단 (dan)
sour in Korean사워 (sawo)
young in Korean젊은 (jeolm-eun)
old in Korean늙은 (neulg-eun)
cold in Korean추운 (chuun)
warm in Korean따뜻한 (ttatteushan)

Colours in Korean

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