Negation

Korean Lesson 7 (Negation and Human Body)

Duration: 30 mins

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Lesson number 7 teaches an important aspect in Korean which is negation. I'm also including a list of vocabulary about the human body, and finally a conversation about getting to know someone. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Korean Classes.

Negation

Negation is the opposite of an affirmative statement. So basically any negative expression such as "no", "never" "nothing" etc. Knowing how to use the negation form could help you double the number of expressions you could use in a sentence.

Here are some negation expressions that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Korean, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Negation in Korean

Negation Korean Audio
No아니요
aniyo
Nothing아무것도 아니다
amugeosdo anida
Not yet아직
ajig
No one누구도 아니다
nugudo anida
No longer더이상 ~않다
deoisang ~anhda
Never결코/절대
gyeolko/jeoldae
Cannot할 수 없다
hal su eobsda
Should not해서는 안된다
haeseoneun andoenda

Now we will try to implement some of the negative expressions above into full Korean sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Korean Negation in a Sentence

English Korean Audio
Don't worry!걱정 마세요!
geogjeong maseyo!
I cannot remember the word저는 그 단어를 기억할 수 없어요
jeoneun geu dan-eoleul gieoghal su eobs-eoyo
I do not speak Japanese저는 일본어를 못해요
jeoneun ilbon-eoleul moshaeyo
I don't know!몰라요!
mollayo!
I'm not fluent in Italian yet저는 아직 이탈리아어를 잘 못해요
jeoneun ajig itallia-eoleul jal moshaeyo
I'm not interested!관심 없어요!
gwansim eobs-eoyo!
No one here speaks Greek여기 있는 아무도 그리스어를 할 줄 몰라요
yeogi issneun amudo geuliseueoleul hal jul mollayo
No problem!문제 없어요
munje eobs-eoyo
This is not correct이거 틀렸어요
igeo teullyeoss-eoyo
This is wrong이거 잘못됐어요
igeo jalmosdwaess-eoyo
We don't understand우리는 이해를 못하겠어요
ulineun ihaeleul moshagess-eoyo
You should not forget this word당신은 그 단어를 잊으면 안돼요
dangsin-eun geu dan-eoleul ij-eumyeon andwaeyo

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Vocabulary List about the Human Body

Below is a list of 20 words related to human body. If you can memorize them by heart, you might be able to communicate to your doctor if you have amy pain or discomfort.

Human Body List in Korean

Body Korean Audio
Arm
pal
Back
deung
Chest가슴
gaseum
Ear
gwi
Eye
nun
Face얼굴
eolgul
Feet
bal
Fingers손가락
songalag
Hair머리카락
meolikalag
Hand
son
Head머리
meoli
Heart심장
simjang
Leg다리
dali
Mouth
ib
Neck
mog
Nose
ko
Shoulder어깨
eokkae
Stomach
bae
Teeth이/치아
i/chia
Tongue
hyeo

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Daily Conversation in Korean

Finally, a list of commonly used expressions about getting to know someone for the first time. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Korean Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Korean

English Korean Audio
He feels with his hand그는 그의 손으로 느껴요
geuneun geuui son-eulo neukkyeoyo
I smell with my nose저는 제 코로 냄새를 맡아요
jeoneun je kolo naemsaeleul mat-ayo
She has beautiful eyes그녀는 아름다운 눈을 가졌어요
geunyeoneun aleumdaun nun-eul gajyeoss-eoyo
She tastes with her tongue그녀는 그녀의 혀로 맛을 봐요
geunyeoneun geunyeoui hyeolo mas-eul bwayo
We see with our eyes우리는 우리의 눈으로 봐요
ulineun uliui nun-eulo bwayo
You hear with your ears당신은 당신의 귀로 들어요
dangsin-eun dangsin-ui gwilo deul-eoyo
How old are you?몇 살이세요?
myeoch sal-iseyo?
I'm (twenty, thirty...) Years old저는 (스물,서른..) 살이에요
jeoneun (seumul,seoleun..) sal-ieyo
Are you married?당신은 결혼했어요?
dangsin-eun gyeolhonhaess-eoyo?
Do you have children?당신은 자녀가 있나요?
dangsin-eun janyeoga issnayo?
I have to go저는 가야해요
jeoneun gayahaeyo
I will be right back!금방 돌아올게요!
geumbang dol-aolgeyo!

Fun Facts

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Congratulations! You finished your 7th lesson in Korean about negation, and the human body. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Korean Lesson 8. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Korean homepage.

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