How to Say Congratulations in Korean

If you have Korean friends or acquaintances or if you are/will be spending a decent amount of time in Korea, this will be a handy phrase to know. You will eventually want to congratulate someone on a graduation, a birthday, … Continue reading

How to Say Water in Korean

The word for water in Korean is very easy to learn and kind of sounds like an extending cow sound (moo) in English with an l sound added on at the end. This should be one of the first words … Continue reading

How to Say Grandpa in Korean

Korean family vocabulary can be a bit difficult to learn for learners of Korean. Even Koreans don’t know all the proper terms for family members. The reason being is that unlike in English where “grandpa” or “grandma” can be used … Continue reading

How to Say I’m Hungry in Korean

If you want to learn how to say I’m hungry in the Korean language, then you will have a very easy time learning it. The phrase for hungry and full are very easy to remember even with the formal versions … Continue reading

How to Say Good Morning in Korean

Saying good morning in Korean is very easy to learn as the most common way is something that you learn from the very beginning. As it’s stated in the graphic above, “안녕하세요” si the most common way people greet each … Continue reading

Korean Slang Guide

We did a post earlier on Korean slang. It is very short and I’ve always wanted to do something with a little more depth to all the Korean slang out there.This graphic shows the basic meanings of each word and … Continue reading

How to Say Happy Birthday in Korean

Like most cultures, Koreans celebrate birthdays. Although they calculate age a bit differently (look forward to a post on that in the future), they have birthday parties, sing happy birthday, and enjoy the time with their friends and families. 미역국 … Continue reading

Dom & Hyo Try Korean Food Episode #1: 녹두죽 (Mung Bean Porridge)

So this is the first episode in our new series in which we venture to try every Korean food possible (from our Korean food poster). First up is the lesser known 녹두죽. We headed out in our neighborhood to 본죽 … Continue reading

How to Say Good Luck in Korean

These are the common and casual ways of what roughly translates to good luck in Korean (infographic below). You have probably heard “화이팅” (also sometime 파이팅/fighting) on dramas or just around your Korean friends. The other two are also very … Continue reading

Common South Korean Last Names that are also Vocabulary Words

Korean has a lot of family names that are also easy to remember vocabulary words. This is pretty common for many other last names as well. If you don’t know it, Koreans basically have 3 syllables in their name with … Continue reading