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How to Say Milk in Korean

How to Say Milk in Korean

How to Say Milk in Korean

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If you love milk, why not learn how to say it in Korean so you can ask a friend for some? The word for milk is 우유 (u-yu). Really easy to remember right? If you need a bit of help, just remember that the first syllable sounds a lot like “moo”.

Korea has lots of flavors of milk that you can find at the supermarkets (like most places across the world). For example:

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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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How to Say Fire in Korean

how to say fire in korean

how to say fire in korean

So a lot of people don’t know that there are two ways to say fire in Korean. The common way of saying “불” just refers to the flame or object of fire. So if you’re camping or cooking on the stove, 불 would be appropriate to call the flame you see burning.

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How to Say Teacher in Korean

How to Say Teacher in Korean

How to Say Teacher in Korean

In Korea, it is not polite to address a teacher by their name. So for example in this west, we might call a teacher Ms. or Mrs. Johnson/Mr. Johnson, but in Korea, the teacher will literally just be called teacher by the students.

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How to Say Delicious in Korean

How to Say Delicious in Korean

How to Say Delicious in Korean

This is one of the easiest and most important phrases for you to learn as you start learning Korean. You eat all day and everyday so knowing how to express your feeling about the food you’re eating is important in Korea. You will often hear Korean say “맛있어요” over and over which may seem a little overboard.

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