Korean Vocabulary for Beginners: The city and public places

Korean Vocabulary: The city and public places

– Useful words you should know –


Want to learn the Korean language? Hereโ€™s a complete list of the most basic, common and useful words in Korean with their translation in English, on the topic of the city and public places. Ideal to help you boost your Korean vocabulary!

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a city ๋„์‹œ dosi
the suburbs ๊ต์™ธ gyooe
the capital ์ˆ˜๋„ sudo
the crowd ๊ตฐ์ค‘ gunjung
the police ๊ฒฝ์ฐฐ gyeongchal
the pollution ์˜ค์—ผ oyeom
the firemen ์†Œ๋ฐฉ๊ด€ sobang-gwan
the toilets ํ™”์žฅ์‹ค hwajangsil
clean ๊นจ๋—ํ•œ kkaekkeushan
dirty ๋”๋Ÿฌ์šด deoleoun
safe ์•ˆ์ „ํ•œ anjeonhan
quiet ์กฐ์šฉํ•œ joyonghan
an apartment ์•„ํŒŒํŠธ apateu
a bus stop ๋ฒ„์Šค ์ •๋ฅ˜์žฅ beoseu jeonglyujang
a bar ์ˆ ์ง‘ suljib
a post office ์šฐ์ฒด๊ตญ uchegug
a shopping center ์‡ผํ•‘ ์„ผํ„ฐ syoping senteo
a city center ๋„์‹ฌ dosim
a castle ์„ฑ seong
a cemetery ๋ฌ˜์ง€ myoji
a cinema ์˜ํ™” yeonghwa
a police station ๊ฒฝ์ฐฐ์„œ gyeongchalseo
a dentist ์น˜๊ณผ ์˜์‚ฌ chigwa uisa
an atm atm atm
a traffic jam ๊ตํ†ต ์ •์ฒด gyotong jeongche
a garage ์ฐจ๊ณ  chago
a skyscraper ๊ณ ์ธต ๋นŒ๋”ฉ gocheung bilding
a hospital ๋ณ‘์› byeong-won
a hotel ํ˜ธํ…” hotel
a building ๋นŒ๋”ฉ bilding
an apartment ์•„ํŒŒํŠธ apateu
a store ๊ฐ€๊ฒŒ gage
a market ๋งˆ์ผ“ makes
a doctor ์˜์‚ฌ uisa
a subway ์ง€ํ•˜์ฒ  jihacheol
a monument ๊ธฐ๋…๋ฌผ ginyeommul
a museum ๋ฐ•๋ฌผ๊ด€ bagmulgwan
a park ๊ณต์› gong-won
a parking lot ์ฃผ์ฐจ์žฅ juchajang
a bridge ๋‹ค๋ฆฌ dali
a neighborhood ๋™๋„ค dongne
a restaurant ๋ ˆ์Šคํ† ๋ž‘ leseutolang
a stadium ๊ฒฝ๊ธฐ์žฅ gyeong-gijang
a supermarket ์Šˆํผ๋งˆ์ผ“ syupeomakes
a theater ๊ทน์žฅ geugjang
a sidewalk ๋ณด๋„ bodo
a village ๋งˆ์„ ma-eul
a neighbor ์ด์›ƒ ius
a zoo ๋™๋ฌผ์› dongmul-won
a bank ์€ํ–‰ eunhaeng
a library ๋„์„œ๊ด€ doseogwan
a cathedral ๋Œ€์„ฑ๋‹น daeseongdang
a school ํ•™๊ต haggyo
a church ๊ตํšŒ gyohoe
a queue ๋Œ€๊ธฐ์—ด daegiyeol
a fountain ๋ถ„์ˆ˜ bunsu
a train station ๊ธฐ์ฐจ์—ญ gichayeog
a bus station ๋ฒ„์Šค ์ •๋ฅ˜์žฅ beoseu jeonglyujang
a bookstore ์„œ์  seojeom
a mosque ๋ชจ์Šคํฌ moseukeu
a pharmacy ์•ฝ๊ตญ yaggug
a swimming pool ์ˆ˜์˜์žฅ suyeongjang
a bicycle path ์ž์ „๊ฑฐ ๋„๋กœ jajeongeo dolo
a pedestrian street ๋ณดํ–‰์ž ๊ฑฐ๋ฆฌ bohaengja geoli
a street ๊ฑฐ๋ฆฌ geoli
a main street ๋Œ€๋กœ daelo
an alley ๊ณจ๋ชฉ golmog
an avenue ๊ธธ gil
a highway ๊ณ ์†๋„๋กœ gosogdolo
a gas station ์ฃผ์œ ์†Œ juyuso
a statue ์กฐ๊ฐ์ƒ jogagsang
a synagogue ํšŒ๋‹น hoedang
a university ๋Œ€ํ•™๊ต daehaggyo
a factory ๊ณต์žฅ gongjang
a garbage can ์“ฐ๋ ˆ๊ธฐํ†ต sseulegitong
a prison ๊ฐ์˜ฅ gam-og

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