1000 Korean words for everyday use – Basic vocabulary from K-dramas #97

Welcome back. This is the 97th 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 “일찍, 젊다, 모양, 여름, 달리다” with sample sentences.
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Basic Korean words : 일찍, 젊다, 모양, 여름, 달리다


481. 일찍 [il-jjik] – early

– 일찍 [il-jjik] means early, referring to doing something at an early time.

Example sentences:

일찍 일어나는 게 좋아요. It’s good to wake up early.


482. 젊다 [jeom-tta] – to be young

– 젊다 [jeom-tta] means to be young, indicating a person’s youthful state.

Example sentences:

그 사람은 아직도 매우 젊어요. He is still very young.


483. 모양 [mo-yang] – shape, appearance

– 모양 [mo-yang] refers to the shape or appearance of something.

Example sentences:

이 도시의 모양은 매우 독특해요. The appearance of this town is very unique.


484. 여름 [yeo-reum] – summer

– 여름 [yeo-reum] refers to the summer season.

Example sentences:

여름에는 바다로 여행을 가고 싶어요. I want to go to the beach in the summer.


485. 달리다 [dal-li-da] – to run, to run fast

– 달리다 [dal-li-da] means to run or to run fast.

Example sentences:

그는 길을 달려 도망쳤어요. He ran down the street to escape.


Grammar & Study Resources

매우 [mae-u] means “very”.
If you want to learn different ways to say “very”, you can visit the following page.

Different ways to say very

NAVER Dictionary & Collins Dictionary may be helpful for learning Korean vocabulary.


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