Korean Adjectives

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Korean Adjectives


The following 2 tables contain important adjectives about colors, size, shapes, tastes, quantities in Korean as well as in English.

    

English Korean Adjectives Hangul Script
 
Colors
Blackcomdjung sehk검정색
Bluepah rahn sehk파란색
Brownkal sehk갈색
Grayhweh sehk회색
Greennok sehk녹색
Orangechoohwang sehk주황색
Purplepohrah sehk보라색
Redpahlgahn sehk빨간색
Whitehayahn sehk하얀색
Yellownohrahn sehk노란색
Sizes
Bigkoodaa크다.
Deepkeehpdaa깊다.
Longkildaa길다.
Narrowchohpdaa좁다.
Short (in height)chahkdaa작다.
Short (in length)chalpdaa짧다.
Small, littlechahkdaa작다.
Tallkoodaa크다.
Thickgooltaa굵다.
Thinyaltaa얇다.
Widenultaa넓다.
Shapes
Rounddoonguldaa둥글다.
Straightgohtaa곧다.
Squaresahgahkyung사각형
Triangularsahmgahk삼각

The following table contains important Korean adjectives about directions that you might use when lost.

    

English Korean Hangul Adjectives
 
Tastes
Bittersuedaa쓰다.
Freshshinsunhadaa신선하다.
Saltychah daa짜다.
Sourshi daa시다.
Spicymap daa맵다.
Sweetdahl daa달다.
Qualities
Badnahpoodaa나쁘다.
Cleankehkootahdaa깨끗하다.
Darkuhdooptaa어둡다.
Difficultuhryuptaa어렵다.
Dirtyduhruptah더럽다.
Drygundjohadaa건조하다.
Easyshipdaa쉽다.
Emptypidaa비다.
Expensivepisahdaa비싸다.
Fastparoodaa빠르다.
Foreignwehgookui외국의
Fullchadaa차다.
Goodchotaa좋다.
Hard (firm)tahn dahn hadaa단단하다.
Heavymooguptaa무겁다.
Inexpensivesadaa싸다.
Light (illumination)chundeung전등
Light (weight)kapyuptaa가볍다.
Localchiyuk지역
Newsehrohwoon새로운
Noisysihkooruhwoon시끄러운
Old (about things)ohrehdwehdaa오래되다.
Old (about people)naheegah duldaa나이가 들다.
Powerfulkanghadaa강하다.
Quietchoyonghadaa조용하다.
Right / Correctmahtsumnidaa맞습니다.
Slowchuhn chuhn hee천천히
Softpoohdoorupdaa부드럽다.
Veryahdjoo아주
Weakyahkadaa약하다.
Wetchuhtaa젖다.
Wrong / Incorrecttuleedaa틀리다.
Youngchumtaa젊다.
Quantities
Few / Littlechokum조금
Many / Muchmahnee많이
Partpooboon부분
Some / A fewchokumui조금의
Wholechuncheh전체

    


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