How to use adjectives in Korean

How to use adjectives in Korean

You want to learn how to use adjectives in Korean? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Korean lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Korean adjectives.

Korean adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Adjectives come before the noun in Korean as in English. Adjectives in Korean agree with the noun they describe. This means that adjectives that describe a feminine noun have a special form.


maren yorum
the dry summer
toun yorum
the hot summer
jalbun yorum
the short summer
kin yorum
the long summer
čun yorum
the cold summer
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Linguists are uncertain whether Korean belongs to the Altaic language family or whether it is a language isolate, unrelated to any other language. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Korean would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Korean

Learn to get by in Korean with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Korean, introduce yourself in Korean and even hold a conversation in Korean after you have met someone.

Könön usaieyo.
He is a doctor.
Könön namjaida.
He is a man.
Könön hagsengieyo.
He is a student.
Könön sonyonieyo.
He is a boy.
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Step 7 : Adjectives in Korean

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Korean adjectives kön, jarön and oreden (big, small, old). Using the nouns ček, uja and mun (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Korean adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives kön, jarön and oreden with the nouns ček, uja and mun you can move on to Step 8 (Korean Verbs).

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