Learn Korean: Cardinal Directions

Cardinal Directions in Korean

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Learning the cardinal directions in Korean is useful for getting around the city and recognizing neighborhoods n the city and where they’re located.

List of words in this infographic:

북 (buk) = north

북동 (buk-dong) = northeast

동 (dong) = east

남동 (nam-dong) = southeast

남 (nam) = south

남서 (nam-seo) = southwest

서 (seo) = west

북서 (buk-seo) = northwest

You can review and practice these words more with our printable PDF worksheets for beginners here.



Whether you want to understand basic words in K-pop or K-dramas, impress your Korean friends, or simply deepen your connection to the Korean culture, the Korean Language Starter Pack ensures that you quickly learn and retain the most commonly used Korean words and phrases today. Click here to learn more.