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How to Say Sun in Korean

How to Say Sun in Korean

How to Say Sun in Korean

There are two ways to say sun in Korean.

The first way is the most common and simple way:

해 (hae)

Hey! That’s what it sounds like. You will hear this version in daily conversation so if you want to refer to the sun, use this word. It is also the pure Korean version of the word sun.

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How to Say Tiger in Korean

How to say tiger in Korean

How to say tiger in Korean

The word for tiger in Korean is very similar to the word for cat, 고양이 (go-yang-i).

The animal itself has a lot of cultural importance and history in the country. If you watched the Olympics in Pyeongchang this, year, you saw that the mascot was a white tiger.

White tiger in Korean = 백호 (baek-ho)

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How to Say Kiss in Korean

How to Say Kiss in Korean

How to Say Kiss in Korean

Big fan of Korean dramas and movies? Kpop? You’ve likely seen a lot of kissing scenes with all the shows that revolve around romance.

If you are a big fan of these, then you probably already know the words for kiss in Korean. For those of you that don’t, we are gonna teach you the two main words for kiss, and some phrases that are related to these words.

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How to Say Pig in Korean

How to Say Pig in Korean

How to Say Pig in Korean

Here is another basic animal word for you today.

Sticking with the farm animals once again this week (last week we told you how to say chicken in Korean language) and talking about the word for pig.

If you’ve been in Korea for any period of time, you would know how popular pork dishes are here (sorry vegans and vegetarians!).

You probably can’t go more than a few blocks without seeing a restaurant that serves pork.

So as it says above, the word for pig in Korean is 돼지. You can use this word when talking about the actual animal.

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How to Say Beer in Korean

How to Say Beer in Korean

How to Say Beer in Korean

A lot of people love beer. It’s no different in Korea. Although soju is the number one alcohol in Korea, people love their beer here. Beer in the Korean language is simply 맥주 (maek-ju).

When I first arrived in Korea in 2009, the only brands of beer you could find here were the major Korean brands like Cass and Hite (which are terrible IMO). Craft beers were unheard of, and the only foreign beers you could find would be be at pubs and bars and they were expensive.

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Basic Korean Verbs You Should Know (Pt.2)

Basic Korean Verbs Pt. 2

Basic Korean Verbs Pt. 2

Vocabulary in this graphic:

사다 (sa-da) = To buy

여행하다 (yeo-haeng-ha-da) = To travel

묻다 (moot-da) = To ask

포기하다 (po-gi-ha-da) = To give up

마시다 (ma-si-da) = To drink

울다 (ul-da) = To cry

생각하다 (saeng-gak-ha-da) = To think

공부하다 (gong-bu-ha-da) = To study

춤추다 (chum-chu-da) = To dance

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