Basic Korean Verbs You Should Know (Pt.1)

basic korean verbs

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This is part 1 of our short series “Basic Korean Verbs You Should Know”.

These are just to give you some common verbs that you might use in daily conversation and will help you get a good foundation on some of the basic verbs.

We are thinking of adding a short conjugation sheet later for these and also how to conjugate verbs in Korean, but for now, enjoy their root forms.

Vocabulary in this graphic:

하다 (ha-da) = To cook

자다 (ja-da) = To sleep

걷다 (geot-da) = To walk

보다 (bo-da) = To see/look

말하다 (mal-ha-da) = To speak

먹다 (meok-da) = To eat

가다 (ga-da) = To go

요리하다 (yo-ri-ha-da) = To cook

읽다 (ik-da) = To read

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.