The Most Common Adjectives in Korean

100 Most common Korean adjectives list

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a lot ๋งŽ์ด manh-i
accurate ์ •ํ™•ํ•œ jeonghwaghan
bad ๋‚˜์œ nappeun
beautiful ์•„๋ฆ„๋‹ค์šด aleumdaun
big ํฐ keun
boring ์ง€๋ฃจํ•œ jiluhan
brave ์šฉ๊ฐํ•œ yong-gamhan
broken ๊ณ ์žฅ๋‚œ gojangnan
clumsy ์–ด์„คํ”ˆ eoseolpeun
cold ์ถ”์šด chuun
colorful ํ™”๋ คํ•œ hwalyeohan
comfortable ํŽธ์•ˆํ•œ pyeon-anhan
complicated ๋ณต์žกํ•œ bogjabhan
crazy ๋ฏธ์นœ michin
curious ๊ถ๊ธˆํ•œ gung-geumhan
cute ๊ท€์—ฝ๋‹ค gwiyeobda
dangerous ์œ„ํ—˜ํ•œ wiheomhan
dark ์–ด๋‘์šด eoduun
dead ์ฃฝ์€ jug-eun
deep ๊นŠ์€ gip-eun
delicious ๋ง›์žˆ๋Š” mas-issneun
different ๋‹ค๋ฅธ daleun
dirty ๋”๋Ÿฌ์šด deoleoun
disgusting ์—ญ๊ฒจ์šด yeoggyeoun
dry ๋งˆ๋ฅธ maleun
easy ์‰ฌ์šด swiun
edible ๋จน์„ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๋Š” meog-eul su issneun
effective ํšจ๊ณผ์ ์ธ hyogwajeog-in
elegant ์šฐ์•„ํ•œ uahan
empty ๋น„์–ด ์žˆ๋Š” bieo issneun
excellent ํ›Œ๋ฅญํ•œ hullyunghan
excited ํฅ๋ถ„ํ•œ heungbunhan
exciting ์‹ ๋‚˜๋Š” sinnaneun
famous ์œ ๋ช…ํ•œ yumyeonghan
far ๋ฉ€๋ฆฌ meolli
fast ๋น ๋ฅธ ppaleun
first ์ฒซ ๋ฒˆ์งธ cheos beonjjae
forbidden ๊ธˆ์ง€ geumji
friendly ์นœ์ˆ™ํ•œ chinsughan
full ๊ฐ€๋“ํ•œ gadeughan
fun ์žฌ๋ฏธ์žˆ๋Š” jaemiissneun
funny ์žฌ๋ฏธ์žˆ๋Š” jaemiissneun
good ์ข‹์€ joh-eun
great ์—„์ฒญ๋‚œ eomcheongnan
heavy ๋ฌด๊ฑฐ์šด mugeoun
high ๋†’์€ nop-eun
honest ์†”์งํ•œ soljighan
huge ๊ฑฐ๋Œ€ํ•œ geodaehan
immediate ์ฆ‰๊ฐ์ ์ธ jeuggagjeog-in
important ์ค‘์š”ํ•œ jung-yohan
impossible ๋ถˆ๊ฐ€๋Šฅํ•œ bulganeunghan
incredible ๋ฏฟ์„ ์ˆ˜ ์—†๋Š” mid-eul su eobsneun
innocent ์ˆœ๊ฒฐํ•œ sungyeolhan
intelligent ์ง€๋Šฅ์ ์ธ jineungjeog-in
interesting ํฅ๋ฏธ๋กœ์šด heungmiloun
international ๊ตญ์ œ์ ์ธ gugjejeog-in
jealous ์งˆํˆฌํ•˜๋Š” jiltuhaneun
lazy ๊ฒŒ์œผ๋ฅธ geeuleun
legal ํ•ฉ๋ฒ•์ ์ธ habbeobjeog-in
long ๊ธด gin
many ๋งŽ์€ manh-eun
mysterious ์‹ ๋น„ํ•œ sinbihan
narrow ์ข์€ job-eun
necessary ํ•„์š”ํ•œ pil-yohan
new ์ƒˆ๋กœ์šด saeloun
nice ๋ฉ‹์ง„ meosjin
noisy ์‹œ๋„๋Ÿฌ์šด sikkeuleoun
official ๊ณต์‹์ ์ธ gongsigjeog-in
old ๋‚ก์€ nalg-eun
open ์—ด๋ ค ์žˆ๋Š” yeollyeo issneun
ordinary ํ‰๋ฒ”ํ•œ pyeongbeomhan
passionate ์—ด๋ ฌํ•œ yeollyeolhan
patient ์ธ๋‚ด์‹ฌ ์žˆ๋Š” innaesim issneun
perfect ์™„๋ฒฝํ•œ wanbyeoghan
polluted ์˜ค์—ผ๋œ oyeomdoen
poor ๊ฐ€๋‚œํ•œ gananhan
popular ์ธ๊ธฐ ์žˆ๋Š” ingi issneun
possible ๊ฐ€๋Šฅํ•œ ganeunghan
powerful ๊ฐ•ํ•œ ganghan
precious ๊ท€์ค‘ํ•œ gwijunghan
quiet ์กฐ์šฉํ•œ joyonghan
rare ํฌ๊ท€ํ•œ huigwihan
rich ๋ถ€์ž buja
romantic ๋กœ๋งจํ‹ฑ lomaentig
rotten ์ฉ์€ sseog-eun
sad ์Šฌํผ seulpeo
scary ๋ฌด์„œ์šด museoun
set ์„ธํŠธ seteu
short ์งง์€ jjalb-eun
shy ์ˆ˜์ค์€ sujub-eun
sick ์•„ํ”ˆ apeun
silent ์กฐ์šฉํ•œ joyonghan
similar ๋น„์Šทํ•œ biseushan
simple ๋‹จ์ˆœํ•œ dansunhan
slow ๋Š๋ฆฐ neulin
small ์ž‘์€ jag-eun
solid ๋‹จ๋‹จํ•œ dandanhan
special ํŠน๋ณ„ํ•œ teugbyeolhan
strange ์ด์ƒํ•œ isanghan
strong ๊ฐ•ํ•œ ganghan
stubborn ๊ณ ์ง‘์Šค๋Ÿฌ์šด gojibseuleoun
sympathetic ๊ต๊ฐ ์‹ ๊ฒฝ gyogam singyeong
tedious ์ง€๋ฃจํ•œ jiluhan
thick ๋‘๊บผ์šด dukkeoun
thin ์–‡์€ yalb-eun
tiny ๋งค์šฐ ์ž‘์€ maeu jag-eun
tired ํ”ผ๊ณคํ•œ pigonhan
traditional ์ „ํ†ต์ ์ธ jeontongjeog-in
unique ๋…ํŠนํ•œ dogteughan
warm ๋”ฐ๋œปํ•œ ttatteushan
weak ์•ฝํ•œ yaghan
weird ๊ธฐ์ดํ•œ giihan
wet ์ –์€ jeoj-eun
worst ๊ฐ€์žฅ ๋‚˜์œ gajang nappeun
young ์–ด๋ฆฐ eolin

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