Korean adverbs list with examples

Korean adverbs list with examples
The most commonly used Korean adverbs with translation and usage examples. Adverbs for TOPIK 1-3 levels
The adverb in Korean is called – 부사

Korean most common adverbs – pre-list:

  1. Adverbs of time
  2. Korean adverbs of frequency, repeatability
  3. Adverbs expressing a feature of action, comparison, other most popular Korean adverbs

1. Advervbs of time with examples

오늘 – today
내일 – tomorrow

Sentence: 우리 오늘/내일 만납시다. Let’s meet today/tomorrow.

어제 – yesterday
Sentence: 나는 어제 친구랑 같이 영화관에 갔었어요. Yesterday I went to cinema with friend.

오늘밤에 – tonight
Sentence: 넌 오늘밤에 뭐해요? 별일 없으면 나랑 같이 드라이브 할래요? What are you doing tonight? If you are free, how about driving a car together?

지난 밤 – last night
지난 번 – last time

Sentence: 난 지난 번에/ 지난 밤에 드라마를 아침까지 봤어요… I watched the drama last morning/ last night until morning

요즘 – these days, nowadays
Example: 요즘 날씨가 진짜 좋다. The weather is really good these days.

지금, 바로 지금 – now, right now
Example: 지금/지금 바로 그만하지 않으면 나는 진짜 못참겠어요. If you don’t stop right now/now, I can’t stand it. >:(

다음 주 – next week
Example: 다음 주부터 진짜, 진짜 공부 할게요. I’ll really-really study from the next week.

이미 – already
Example: 이미 다 했다고요? Are you done already?

최근에 – recently
Example: 최근에 난 라면 안먹어요. I haven’t eaten ramen recently.

그때 – then, that time
Example: 그때 넌 약속 했잖아요! Then you promised me!

아까 – earlier, just now (literally few seconds ago)
Example: 아까 일어났어요. I just woke up.

나중에, 후에 – later (sometime later), after
Example: 이 이야기 나중에 하면 안돼요? Can we talk about it later?

이따가 – little bit later
Example: 이따가 전화할게요. I’ll call you little bit later.

아직, 아직도 – yet, not yet
Sentence: 아직도 나를 사랑하고 있니? Do you still love me?

여전히 – still, yet
Example: 너는 여전히 정말 아름답네요. You are still really beautiful.

2. Korean adverbs of frequency, repeatability

자주 – often
가끔 – sometimes, once in a while

Example: 나는 운동을 가끔/ 자주 하죠. I exercise sometimes/often.

항상, 늘 – always
Example: 얘는 항상 그래요. She is always like that.

보통, 대개 – usually
Example: 아침에 보통 아무것도 안먹어요. I usually don’t eat anything in the morning.

결코, 절대 – never
Example: 나는 그런 남자들을 절대 좋아한 적이 없어요. I have never liked such men.

주로, 일반적으로 – mainly, generally
Example: 주로 남자 먼저 연락 해야 돼지 않아? Mainly the guy should call (write) first, isn’t that right?

거의 – almost
Example: 와우 여기 거의 아무도 없네요. Wow almost nobody here.

어느 정도, 꽤 – To some extent, quite
Sentence: – 또 공무 안했어요? – 했죠… 어느 정도…
– Didn’t study again? – I’m studied … to some extent …

상당히 – considerably, pretty
Example: 상당히 멀다. Pretty far.

4. Adverbs expressing a feature of action, comparison, other most popular Korean adverbs

매우, 아주 – extremely, very, ever so
Example: 아주/매우 예뻐요. Extremely beautiful.

빨리 – quickly
천천히 – slowly

Example: 그냥 천천히/빨리 하면 돼요. Just do it slowly/quickly.

실제로, 진짜로 – in reality, for real
Example: 저 아이돌 실제로 안다고요? You say that you personally know that idol ??

직접 – directly
Example: 이걸 나한테 왜 물어봐요? 저 남자한테 가서 직접 물어봐! Why are you asking me this? Go to this man and personally ask him!

스스로 – by myself
Example: 제가 한국 말을 스스로 배웠어요. I learned Korean by myself.

방드시 – definitely, for sure
Example: 제가 방드시 한국에 가겠습니다. I will definitely go to Korea.

변함없이 – Without change, as always
Example: 역시 저 배우 변함없이 최고. As expected, that actor is as always the best.

열심히 – hard
Example: 너도 좀 바봐 네 동료 얼마나 열심히 일하는지. You too look how hard your colleague works.

충분히 – enough
Example: – 저는 한국 말을 잘 못해요… – 아니요! 충분히 잘해요.
– I don’t speak Korean very well … – No! You speak well enough.

완전히 – absolutely, perfect
Example: 나는 드디어 그 일을 완전히 끝냈다. I finally absolutely finished that job.

오히려 – rather, on the contrary
Example: 너무 잘하려고 애쓰다 보면 오히려 실패하기 쉽다. If you try hard to do something perfectly, on the contrary it is more easy to fail.

차라리 – rather, better, preferably
Example: 차가 이렇게 막힐 줄 알았으면 차라리 걸어갈 걸 그랬다. I would rather walk if I knew the car would be blocked like this.

어쩌면 – perhaps, maybe
Example: 어쩌면 나는 그 사람 다시 안만날 수도 있어요. Maybe I will never see him again.

별로 – not really
Example: 저는 매운 음식 별로야. I don’t really like spicy food.

빠짐없이 – Without exception
Example: 다들 빠짐없이 민호를 좋아해요. Everyone without exception likes Minho.

아무튼 – in the any case
Example: 누가 뭐라든 나는 아무튼 내 마음대로 살게요. Whoever says anything, in the any case, I will live as my heart tells me.

어느새 – suddenly
Example: 그냥 어느새 갑자기 쓰러졌어요… 너무 무리해서 그런가? Just suddenly fell at some point … maybe due to overwork?

심지어 – even
Example: 심지어 비가 와서 늦지 않을 수고 없었어요… Even it rained so I couldn’t help being late.

쓸데없이 – uselessly
Example: 쓸데없이 돈 좀 쓰지마요. Don’t waste your money uselessly.

어쨌든 – anyway, in the any case
Example: 어쨌든 찬열 나만 사랑하고 있어요. Anyway, Chanyeol loves only me.

혼자 – alone
함께 – together

Example: – 혼자 갈거예요? – 아니요, 너와 함께 가려고 했는데요…
– -Are you going alone? -No, I was going to go together with you…

솔칙히 – truly, honestly
Example: 솔칙히 말이야, 나는 연애에 대해 관심이 없다. To be honest, I am not interested in dating.

Korean adverbs list with examples
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