Essential Verbs - 동사

Collection of essential Korean verbs with their English translations.

  • English

    Korean

  • To answer

    대답하다

  • To arrive

    도착하다

  • To ask

    묻다, 물어보다

  • To be born

    태어나다

  • To be sorry

    죄송하다

  • To boil

    끓이다

  • To borrow, to lend

    빌리다

  • To buy

    사다

  • To chop, to slice

    썰다

  • To clean

    청소하다

  • To close

    닫다

  • To come

    오다

  • To confess

    고백하다

  • To congratulate

    축하하다

  • To cook

    요리하다

  • To cry

    울다

  • To dance

    춤추다

  • To deep fry

    튀기다

  • To depart

    출발하다

  • To die

    죽다

  • To do

    하다

  • To dream

    꿈꾸다

  • To drink

    마시다

  • To drive

    운전하다

  • To eat

    먹다

  • To enter

    들어오다

  • To exercise

    운동하다

  • To exit

    나가다

  • To fight

    싸우다

  • To find, to look for

    찾다

  • To finish

    끝나다

  • To fry

    볶다

  • To get up

    일어나다

  • To give

    주다

  • To go

    가다

  • To hate, to dislike

    싫어하다

  • To have

    가지다, 갖다

  • To have

    있다

  • To hear

    듣다

  • To help

    도와주다

  • To hurry, to rush

    서두르다

  • To introduce

    소개하다

  • To know

    알다

  • To laugh

    웃다

  • To learn

    배우다

  • To lie

    거짓말하다

  • To like

    좋아하다

  • To live

    살다

  • To lose, to be defeated

    지다

  • To love

    사랑하다

  • To make

    만들다

  • To marry

    결혼하다

  • To measure, to weigh

    재다

  • To meet

    만나다

  • To mix, to blend

    섞다

  • To need

    필요하다

  • To not have

    없다

  • To not know

    모르다

  • To open

    열다

  • To order

    주문하다

  • To pay

    내다

  • To practice

    연습하다

  • To prepare

    준비하다

  • To promise

    약속하다

  • To read

    읽다

  • To remember

    기억하다

  • To rest

    쉬다

  • To ride

    타다

  • To roast

    굽다

  • To see

    보다

  • To sell

    팔다

  • To send

    보내다

  • To sit

    앉다

  • To sleep

    자다

  • To start

    시작하다

  • To steam

    찌다

  • To stir

    휘젓다

  • To study

    공부하다

  • To take a picture, to film

    찍다

  • To talk, to chat

    이야기하다

  • To talk, to speak

    말하다

  • To teach

    가르치다

  • To telephone

    전화하다

  • To think

    생각하다

  • To undress

    벗다

  • To use

    사용하다

  • To wait

    기다리다

  • To walk

    견다

  • To wash

    씻다

  • To wear

    입다

  • To wear (footwear)

    신다

  • To win, to defeat

    이기다

  • To work

    일하다

  • To worry

    걱정하다

  • To write

    쓰다