Welcome to the second Korean lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Korean to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.
In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar Rules - Korean + Pronunciation|
|my house is white|
[noun + adjective] 우리집은 흰색입니다
|your country is big|
[noun + adjective] 당신의 국가는 (규모가) 큽니다
[tangshinye kukganeun (kyumo-ga) keumnida]
|new books are expensive|
[plural + adjective] 새(로 구입한) 책들은 값이 비쌉니다
[sae(ro kuibhan) chaekdeu-reun gapthi bissamnida]
|we are happy here|
[pronoun + verb + adjective] 우리는 이것(여기)에 만족합니다
[urineun ikeot(yeo-gi)e manjokhamnida]
|she has three small dogs|
[adjective + plural] 그녀는 작은 개 세 마리를 키우고 있습니다
[keunyeoneun cha-geun gae se marireul gi-u-go issseumnida]
|this language is very easy|
[adverb + adjective] 이 언어는 매우 쉽습니다
[i eoneoneun ma-eu shwiipteumnida]
|I have a small green house|
[adjective + adjective] 그녀는 작은 온실을 가꿉니다
[keunyeoneun cha-geun onshi-reul kakkumnida]
We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.
비가 오는 [bi-ga oneun]
눈이 오는 [nuni oneun]
바람이 부는 [barami buneun]
Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.
|English - Korean - Pronunciation|
|hi 안녕하십니까 [annyeong-hashimnikka]|
|how are you? 어떻게 지내십니까? [eotteohke chinaeshimnikka?]|
|I'm good, thank you 전 괜찮습니다, 감사합니다. [jeon gwaehn-chanhseumnida, kamsahamnida.]|
|and you? 당신은 어떻습니까? [tangshineun eotteohseumnikka?]|
|what is your name? 성함(이름)이 어떻게 되십니까? [seong-ham(ireum)i eotteohke dwehshimnikka?]|
|my name is Maya 제 이름은 마야입니다 [je ireumeun maya-imnida]|
|nice to meet you 만나서 반갑습니다. [mannaseo bankapteumnida.]|
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