Korean Grammar - Verbs [Part 3/∞]

At long last, here’s a list of some very common verbs in Korean!~


*remember to try and sound out each word before peeking at the romanization!~

오다 (oh da) - to come

가다 (ga da) - to go

먹다 (meok da) - to eat

마시다 (ma shi da) - to drink

주다 (joo da) - to give

갖다 (gaj da) - to have

받다 (bad da) - to receive 

배우다 (bae woo da) - to learn

가르치다 (ga reu chi da) - to teach

공부하다 (gong bu ha da) - to study 

연습하다 (yeon seub ha da) - to practice

일하다 (il ha da) - to work

준비하다 (joon bi ha da) - to prepare

앉다 (anj da) - to sit

운동하다 (oon dong ha da) - to exercise

쉬다 (shwi da) - to rest

일어나다 (yi reo na da) - to stand up

걷다 (geot da) - to walk

달리다 (dal li da) - to run

춤추다 (choom chu da) - to dance 

일어나다 (yi reo na da) - to wake up

자다 (ja da) - to sleep

꿈꾸다 (kkum kku da) - to dream

악몽 꾸다 (ak mong kku da) - to have a nightmare  

울다 (ool da) - to cry

웃다 (oot da) - to smile/laugh

듣다 (deud da) - to listen/hear

말하다 (mal ha da) - to talk, speak

보다 (bo da) - to see

감다 (gam da) - to close (one’s eyes)

빌리다 (bil li da) - to lend/borrow

돌려주다 (dol ryeo joo da) - to return

열다 (yeol da) - to open

닫다 (dat da) -  to close to open

사다 (sa da) - to buy

내다 (nae da) - to pay

팔다 (pal da) - to sell 

신다 (shin da) - to wear (shoes, socks, footwear)

입다 (ib da) - to wear (clothes)

벗다 (beot da) - to remove/take off/undress (clothes)

이기다 (yi gi da) - to win

지다 (ji da) - to lose 

읽다 (ilk da) - to read 

쓰다 (sseu da) - to write/to wear

기억하다 (gi yeok ha da) - to remember

잊다 (it da) - to forget

시작하다 (shi jak ha da) - to start

끝나다 (kkeut na da) - to finish  

묻다 (moot da) - to ask

대답하다 (dae dab ha da) - to answer 

출발하다 (chul bal ha da) - to depart

도착하다 (do chak ha da) - to arrive 

생각하다 (saeng gak ha da) - to think

알다 (al da) - to know

모르다 (mo reu da) - to not know

결혼하다 (gyeol hon ha da) - to marry

축하하다 (chuk ha ha da) - to congratulate

태어나다 (tae eo na da) - to be born

살다 (sal da) - to live

헤어지다 (hae eo ji da) - to separate

운전하다 (oon jeon ha da) - to drive

좋아하다 (joh ah ha da) - to like

싫어하다 (shil eo ha da) - to dislike

사랑하다 (sa rang ha da) - to love

미워하다 (mi wo ha da) - to hate

있다 (yit da) - to have

없다 (eob da) - to not have

들어오다 (deul eo oh da) - to enter

나가다 (na ga da) - to exit

씻다 (shid da) - to wash

청소하다 (cheong so ha da) - to clean

약속하다 (yak sok ha da) - to promise

거짓말하다 (geo jit mal ha da) - to lie

고백하다 (go baek ha da) - to confess

요리하다 (yo ri ha da) - to cook

끓이다 (kkeul yi da) - to boil

썰다 (sseol da) - to chop, slice

튀기다 (twi gi da) - to (deep) fry

재다 (jae da) - to measure, weigh

섞다 (seok da) - to mix, blend

굽다 (gub da) - to roast, grill, bake

볶다 (bokk da) - to stir fry

찌다 (jji da) - to steam

휘젓다 (hwi jeot da) - to stir

까다 (kka da) - to peel

만나다 (man na da) - to meet

주문하다 (joo mun ha da) - to order

전화하다 (jeon hwa ha da) - to make a phone call

타다 (ta da) - to ride

필요하다 (pil yo ha da) - to need

도와주다 (do wa joo da) - to help

하다 (ha da) - to do

걱정하다 (geok jeong ha da) - to worry

보내다 (bo nae da) - to send

사용하다 (sa yong ha da) - to use

싸우다 (ssa woo da) - to fight

Hope this helps and happy studying!~


*:・°✧ how to introduce yourself in korean°

이름이 뭐예요?
whats your name?
- 제 이름은 name이에요/예요
  저는 name이에요/예요

~이에요 if ur name ends with a consonnant
~예요 if it ends with a vowel

어디에서 왔어요?
where are you from?
- country 사람이에요

examples :
프랑스 사람이에요 ; i am french
프랑스 ; france
사람 ; person

중국 사람이에요 ; i am chinese

how old are you?
- age살이에요

examples :
17살이에요 ; i’m 17 years old
24살이에요, 14살이에요…

취미가 뭐예요?
what are ur hobbies?
- 노래하는 것을 좋아해요
i like singing

verb+는 것을 좋아해요

요리하는 것을 좋아해요 ; i like cooking
읽는 것을 좋아해요 ; i like reading
춤 추는 것을 좋아해요 ; i like dancing

학생+이에요 ; i am a student
고등학생 ; high schooler
대학생이에요 ; university student


의사예요 ; im a doctor
선생이에요 ; im a teacher

language를 공부해요
i study….
프랑스어를 공부해요 ; i study french
영어를 공부해요 ; i study english

language를 배우고 있어요
i am learning….
한국어를 배우고 있어요 ; i am learning korean
일본어를 배우고 있어요 ; i am learning japanese

♡ study well 💪💕🙋

shoutout post for all u dms and gms out there (especially you newbie ones), y’all have such a difficult medium of storytelling to work with and it must feel like you’re herding cats 99.8% of the time but you guys have the absolutely amazing ability to engage your players in such a rich world where their words and actions matter and you turn absolute chaos into such a beautiful story that your players are so proud and happy to have had a hand in shaping and just….you’re all fantastic and i love you

*✧・゚:*how to use korean questions words*:・゚✧*

♡ where :
어디 살아요? where do you live?
어디 가요? where do you go?
어디 먹을 까요? where should we eat?

♡ how :
어떻게 지내요? how are you?
어떻게 한국어를 공부해요? how do you study korean?
어떻게 이걸 요리해요? how do you cook this?

♡ who :
누가 왔어요? who came?
누가 했어요? who did it?
누가 다 먹었어요? who ate everything?
누가 예림이에요? who is yerim?

♡ what :
뭐하고 있어요? what are you doing?
뭐 먹을 거에요? what will you eat?
뭐 샀어요? what did you buy?

♡ why :
왜 여기 있어요? why are you here?
왜 안먹었어요? why don’t you eat?
왜 학교가 싫어요? why do you hate school?
왜 이렇게 예쁘지? why are you so pretty?

♡ which :
어느 나라 왔어요? which country are you from?
어느 영화를 볼 거에요? which movie will you watch?
어느 음악 제일 좋아해요? which music do you like the most?

♡ when :
언제 갈 거에요? when will you go?
언제 파리에 갔어요? when did you go to paris?
언제 그 티셔츠를 샀어요? when did you buy that tshirt?
언제 수업 끝나요? when does the class finish?

Some Verbs that Take Prepositions in Spanish

de + infinitive

acordarse de = to remember to
olvidarse de = to forget to
quejarse de = to complain about
hartarse de = to be fed up with
terminar de = to stop
avergonzarse de = to be ashamed of
arrepentirse de = to regret
tratar de = to try to
preocuparse de = to be concerned about
alegrarse de = to be pleased

a + infinitive

acercarse a = to approach
comenzar a = to begin to
invitar a = to invite to
resistirse a = to resist
ayudar a = to help
persuadir a = to persuade to
disponerse a = to get ready to
meterse a = to start to
negarse a = to refuse to
acertar a =  to manage to
tender a = to tend to
acostumbrarse a = to be/get used to
enseñar a = to teach to
llegar a ser = to become
alcanzar a = to manage to
inclinar a = to incline to
conducir a = to lead to
animar a = to encourage to
ir a = to be going to
aprender a = to learn to
decidirse a = to decide to
atreverse a = to dare to

por + infinitive

comenzar por/con = to begin with
optar por = to opt for

en + infinitive

quedar en = to agree to
persistir en = to persist in
convenir en = to agree to
interesarse en = to be interested in
pensar en = to think about
dudar en = to hesitate to
insistir en = to insist on

con + infinitive

comenzar con or por = to begin with/by
contar con = to count/rely on
contentarse con = to be satisfied with
preocuparse con = to be concerned with
soñar con = to dream of

de + object

disculparse de = to apologize for
ocuparse de = to be busy with
abusar de = to abuse
burlarse de = to make fun of
cansarse de = to get tired of
disculparse de = to apologize for
ocuparse de = to be busy with
servirse de = to use
reírse de = to laugh at
quejarse de = to complain about
apartarse de = to keep away from
preocuparse de = to be concerned about

a + object

saber a = to taste like
asistir a = to attend
cuidar a = to take care of
oler a = to smell like
acostumbrarse a = to get used to
asemejarse a = to look like
entrar a = to enter

por + object

apurarse por = to get anxious about
rezar por = to pray for
preguntar por = to ask about
votar por = to vote for
decidirse por = to decide on
molestarse por = to bother about
preocuparse por = to worry about

en + object

meterse en = to get involved in
convertirse en = to turn into
confiar en = to trust
pensar en = to think about
consistir en = to consist of
apoyarse en = to lean against

con + object

contar con =  to count on
dar con =  to meet
tropezar con = to run across
acabar con = to finish
soñar con =  to dream of
casarse con = to marry


1. hello!
formal - 안녕하십니까
polite - 안녕하세요
informal - 안녕

2. good bye!
when someone leaves - 안녕히 가세요
when you leave - 안녕히 계세요
if you are talking to friends etc… :
잘가(요) - go well
안녕 - bye

3. thank you!
you can use both : 감사하다, 고맙다
formal - 감사합니다, 
polite - 감사해요, 고마워요
informal - 고마워

4. you’re welcome!
formal - 아닙니다
polite -아니에요
informal - 아니야

5. what are you doing?
formal - 뭐하고 계세요? 뭐하고 있읍니다?
polite - 뭐하세요?
casual - 뭐해요? 뭐하고 있어요?
informal - 뭐해? 뭐하고 있어?

6. how are you/have you been?
polite - 잘 지내세요?
informal - 잘 지내?

Originally posted by hope-descends