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Korean verbs – Here is a partial list of Korean verbs. For those which is not here, consult with a Korean speaker and/or an English-Korean dictionary. Korean verbs always end with 다, to form a sentence, you may need to join it with Korean Sentence Ending Form. Do you remember that when form a Korean sentences, Korean verbs comes last in Comparison of Korean and English? Hence, not like English, the order of the Korean sentence is usually: subject, object, verb. Commonly, -아요/어요 (Korean Informal Polite Sentence Endings) are casual but polite sentence endings which are used in everyday life.

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Korean Verbs

Korean Verbs – 동사 [ dong-sa ]

Meaning Korean Verbs Pronunciation
not to have enough 모자라다 [ mo-ja-ra-da ]
not to know 모르다 [ mo-reu-da ]
to arrive 도착하다 [ do-chak-ha-da ]
to ask 묻다 [ mut-da ]
to ask a question 질문하다 [ jil-mun-ha-da ]
to be careful 조심하다 [ jo-sim-ha-da ]
to be in fashion 유행하다 [ yu-haeng-ha-da ]
to be in sight/ to show (이/가) 보이다/ (을/를) 보이다 (i/ga) [ bo-i-da ]/ (eul/reul) [ bo-i-da ]
to be, to exist (honorific) 계시다 [ kye-si-da ]
to become 되다 [ doe-da ]
to buy 사다 [ sa-da ]
to catch a cold (감기에) 걸리다 (gam-gi-e) [ geol-ri-da ]
to change 바꾸다 [ ba-ggu-da ]
to close 닫다 [ dat-da ]
to come 오다 [ o-da ]
to come back 돌아오다 [ do-ra-o-da ]
to come in 들어오다 [ deu-reo-o-da ]
to congratulate 축하하다 [ chuk-ka-ha-da ]
to cough 기침(을) 하다 [ gi-chim(eul)-ha-da ]
to cry 울다 [ ul-da ]
to cut down 깎다 [ ggak-da ]
to dance 춤추다 [ chum-chu-da ]
to depart 출발하다 [ chul-bal-ha-da ]
to die 죽다 [ juk-da ]
to dine/to have a meal 식사하다 [ sik-sa-ha-da ]
to dislike 싫어하다 [ sil-reo-ha-da ]
to do 하다 [ ha-da ]
to do homework 숙제하다 [ suk-je-ha-da ]
to drink 마시다 [ ma-si-da ]
to drive 운전하다 [ un-jeon-ha-da ]
to eat 먹다 [ meok-da ]
to eat (honorific) 잡수시다 (잡수다) [ jap-su-si-da (jap-su-da) ]
to excuse 실례하다 [ sil-rye-ha-da ]
to exercise 운동하다 [ un-dong-ha-da ]
to find 찾다 [ chat-da ]
to follow 따라 하다 [ dda-ra-ha-da ]
to get up 일어나다 [ i-reo-na-da ]
to give 주다 [ ju-da ]
to give (honorific) 드리다 [ deu-ri-da ]
to give a help 도와주다 [ do-wa-ju-da ]
to go 가다 [ ga-da ]
to go in 들어가다 [ deu-reo-ga-da ]
to go on a date 데이트하다 [ de-i-teu-ha-da ]
to have a meeting 회의하다 [ hoe-i-ha-da ]
to have food (honorific) 드시다 (들다) [ deu-si-da (deul-da) ]
to help 돕다 [ dop-da ]
to introduce 소개하다 [ so-gae-ha-da ]
to invite 초대하다 [ cho-dae-ha-da ]
to learn 배우다 [ bae-u-da ]
to leave 떠나다 [ ddeo-na-da ]
to like 좋아하다 [ jo-a-ha-da ]
to listen 듣다 [ deut-da ]
to live 살다 [ sal-da ]
to look around 구경하다 [ gu-gyeong-ha-da ]
to love 사랑하다 [ sa-rang-ha-da ]
to make 만들다 [ man-deul-da ]
to make a phone call 전화하다 [ jeon-hwa-ha-da ]
to marry 결혼하다 [ gyeo-ron-ha-da ]
to meet 만나다 [ man-na-da ]
to meet (honorific) 뵙다 [ boep-da ]
to move 이사하다 [ i-sa-ha-da ]
to open 열다 [ yeol-da ]
to paint, to draw a picture 그리다 [ geu-ri-da ]
to practice 연습하다 [ yeon-seup-ha-da ]
to prepare/get ready 준비하다 [ jun-bi-ha-da ]
to rain 비가 오다 [ bi-ga-o-da ]
to read 읽다 [ il-da ]
to receive 받다 [ bat-da ]
to return, to go back 돌아가다 [ do-ra-ga-da ]
to ride 타다 [ ta-da ]
to say 말하다 [ mal-ha-da ]
to see 보다 [ bo-da ]
to sell 팔다 [ pal-da ]
to send 보내다 [ bo-nae-da ]
to shop 쇼핑하다 [ syo-ping-ha-da ]
to sing 노래하다 [ no-rae-ha-da ]
to sit 앉다 [ an-da ]
to sleep 자다 [ ja-da ]
to sleep (honorific) 주무시다 [ ju-mu-si-da ]
to smoke (담배를) 피우다 (dam-bae-reul) [ pi-u-da ]
to snow 눈이 오다 [ nun-i-o-da ]
to start 시작하다 [ si-jak-ha-da ]
to study 공부하다 [ gong-bu-ha-da ]
to swim 수영하다 [ su-yeong-ha-da ]
to take (time) (시간이) 걸리다 (si-gan-i) [ geol-ri-da ]
to take a picture (사진을) 찍다 (sa-jin-eul) [ jjik-da ]
to take a rest 쉬다 [ swi-da ]
to take a shower 샤워하다 [ sya-wo-ha-da ]
to talk 이야기하다/얘기하다 [ i-ya-gi-ha-da/yae-gi-ha-da ]
to teach 가르치다 [ ga-reu-chi-da ]
to thank 감사하다 [ gam-sa-ha-da ]
to transfer 갈아타다 [ ga-ra-ta-da ]
to travel 여행하다 [ yeo-haeng-ha-da ]
to use 사용하다 [ sa-yong-ha-da ]
to use a computer 컴퓨터하다 [ keom-pyu-teo-ha-da ]
to visit 방문하다 [ bang-mun-ha-da ]
to wait 기다리다 [ gi-da-ri-da ]
to wear 입다 [ ip-da ]
to work 일하다 [ il-ha-da ]
to write/ to use 쓰다 [ sseu-da ]

View Korean Adjectives. However, please be careful of Korean Irregular Verbs. For more about Korean language, please go to Korean.

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