Korean Articles

Korean Articles

If you're trying to learn Korean Articles you will find some useful resources including a course about Definite and Indefinite Articles... to help you with your Korean grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Korean. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Korean Articles

Learning the Korean Articles is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Korean language. But first we need to know what the role of Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Korean.

Korean articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesKorean Articles
articles관사 - gwan sa
the
a
one한 - han
some조금 - jo geum
few약간/몇 몇 - yak gan myeoc myeoc
the book그 책 - geu chaek
the books책들 - chaek deul
a book책들 - chaek deul
one book책 한권 - chaeg han gwon
some books책 몇권 - chaeg myeoc gwon
few books책 몇권 - chaeg myeoc gwon

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Articles in Korean has a logical pattern. Locate the Articles above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Korean.

List of Articles in Korean

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Korean. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Korean vocabulary.

English VocabularyKorean Vocabulary
Food음식 - eum sik
almonds아몬드 - a mon deu
bread빵 - ppang
breakfast아침 식사 - a chim sik sa
butter버터 - beo teo
candy사탕 - sa tang
cheese치즈 - chi jeu
chicken닭고기 - dalk go gi
cumin커민 - keo min
dessert디저트 - di jeo teu
dinner저녁 식사 - jeo nyeog sik sa
fish생선 - saeng seon
fruit과일 - gwa il
ice cream아이스크림 - a i seu keu rim
lamb양고기 - yang go gi
lemon레몬 - re mon
lunch점심 식사 - jeom sim sik sa
meal식사 - sik sa
meat고기 - go gi
oven오븐 - o beun
pepper후추 - hu chu
plants식물 - sik mul
pork돼지고기 - dwae ji go gi
salad샐러드 - sael leo deu
salt소금 - so geum
sandwich샌드위치 - saen deu wi chi
sausage소시지 - so si ji
soup수프 - su peu
sugar설탕 - seol tang
supper저녁 식사 - jeo nyeog sik sa
turkey칠면조 - chil myeon jo
apple사과 - sa gwa
banana바나나 - ba na na
oranges오렌지 - o ren ji
peaches복숭아 - bok sung a
peanut땅콩 - ttang kong
pears배 - bae
pineapple파인애플 - pa in ae peul
grapes포도 - po do
strawberries딸기 - ttal gi
vegetables야채 - ya chae
carrot당근 - dang geun
corn옥수수 - ok su su
cucumber오이 - o i
garlic마늘 - ma neul
lettuce양상추 - yang sang chu
olives올리브 - ol li beu
onions양파 - yang pa
peppers후추 - hu chu
potatoes감자 - gam ja
pumpkin호박 - ho bak
beans콩 - kong
tomatoes토마토 - to ma to

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Korean, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with Korean Articles, you might want to check the rest of our Korean lessons here: Learn Korean. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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