Once you learn these 50 basic Korean words you’ll be surprised just how fast you can start speaking in Korean! If you’re a beginner Korean language learner, after learning how to read the Korean alphabet the next thing you should learn is some basic Korean vocabulary.
Not only will this help you practice reading Korean words, but it will also help you to start speaking in Korean. Below you’ll find 50 common and basic Korean words for beginners. To help you learn these words, each of the Korean words below is written in Hangul (Korean characters) with English romanization and includes the English meaning. You’ll also be able to download a free PDF of these Korean words so you can study them at your own pace. Let’s get started.
Basic Korean Words For Beginners
|주세요||[ju-se-yo]||please/please give me|
|안녕히 가세요||[an-nyeong-hi ga-se-yo]||goodbye (when other person leaving)|
|안녕히 계세요||[an-nyeong-hi gye-se-yo]||goodbye (when you are leaving)|
(object is far from both speaker and listener)
(object is far from the speaker, close to the listener)
Basic Korean Words PDF
To help you practice and learn these Korean words, you can download and print this PDF for free. Included are 50 basic Korean words with English meaning, romanization, and a space for you to write the word.