Korean Vocabulary: Question Words

Question Words in Korean

These are the common question words you will here on a daily basis in Korean conversation. These Korean words are easy to remember as they are short in nature. If you want to study even more and improve your Korean, check out our ebooks over at the Dom & Hyo Store.

왜 (wae) = Why

어디 (eo-di) = Where

뭐 (mweo) = What

어느 (eo-neu) = Which

언제 (eon-je) = When

어떻게 (eo-tteo-ge) = How

누가/누구 (nu-ga/nu-gu) Who

어떤 (eo-ddeon) = What kind of

무슨 (mu-seun) = Which

얼마/얼마나 (eol-ma/eol-ma-na) = How much/ How many


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  • Patrick07

    When you use nuga and when you use nugu?

    • http://deannaoxner.weebly.com DeannaRaquel

      “Nu-gu” is the basic form of “who” “Nu-ga” emphasizes that “Who” is the subject of the sentence. In many circumstances, they are interchangeable, but one just provides more clarity. 🙂

  • Janiffer93

    What’s the difference between 무슨 and 어떤?