1000 Korean words for everyday use – Basic vocabulary from K-dramas #93

Welcome back. This is the 93rd post in the series of 1000 Korean words for everyday use by analyzing the word frequency of more than 1,000 episodes of Korean dramas.

Today, let’s explore the meaning and context of 5 key Korean words “단, 관심, 비, 비키다, 상처” with sample sentences.
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Basic Korean words : 단, 관심, 비, 비키다, 상처


461. 단 [dan] – only, just

– 단 [dan] is used to emphasize that something is limited to a certain amount or condition, often translated as “only” or “just”.

Example sentences:

단 한 번도 그를 본 적이 없어요. I have never seen him even once.


462. 관심 [gwan-sim] – interest, attention

– 관심 [gwan-sim] refers to the attention and curiosity one pays to a particular subject, activity or person.

Example sentences:

그녀는 음악에 큰 관심이 있어요. She is very interested in music.


463. 비 [bi] – rain

– 비 [bi] means “rain”, an essential element of the weather.

Example sentences:

오늘은 비가 올 것 같아요. It looks like it will rain today.


464. 비키다 [bi-ki-da] – to move aside, to avoid

– 비키다 [bi-ki-da] means to move aside or step aside to make way for someone or something else.

Example sentences:

사람들은 길을 비켜주기 시작했어요. People began to move aside to make way.


465. 상처 [sang-cheo] – wound, injury

– 상처 [sang-cheo] refers to physical or emotional wounds or injuries.

Example sentences:

그의 상처는 아직 아파요. His wound still hurts.


Grammar & Study Resources

To learn how to explain symptoms in Korean, you can visit the following website.
Explaining Symptoms in Korean

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