Weather-Related Temperature Words in Korean


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Here are some vocabulary words related to the temperature of the weather in Korean. We’ve got a cold snap going on here in Korea right now, so I thought this was a timely infographic for you guys. Enjoy!

By the way, if you don’t know how to say ‘cold’ in Korean, check out this post.

Words in this infographic:

한파 (han-pa) = cold wave

폭염 (pok-yeok) = heat wave

기후변화 (gi-hu-byeon-hwa) = climate change

기온 (gi-on) = temperature

영하 (yeong-ha) = below zero

영상 (yeong-sang) = above zero

온도계 (on-do-gye) = thermometer

난방 (nan-bang) = heating

냉방 (naeng-bang) = cooling



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