In Homonyms is called 동음 이의어 in Korean.
The dictionary meaning of the word homonym is :
Today we are looking at some Korean homonyms which you can learn in a few minutes.
Following are the list :
배 - Pear = boat / stomach
차 - Car / tea
말 - Horse / word / talk / speech
다리 - Leg / bridge
김 - Seaweed / steam
열 - Native ten / fever
팔 - Arm / Sino-korean eight
연기 - Acting / smoking
맞다 - To be right / to be hit
일 - Day / Sino-korean one
해 - Native sun / native year
선물 - Present / stock (finance)
점 - Mole / fortune telling
타다 - To ride / to burn
눈 - Snow / eye
지방 - Fat / countryside
사과 - Apple / apology
풀 - Glue / grass
개 - Dog / counter used for things
직장 - Work, workplace / Rectum
자리 - Seat / Space, room (for something)
인분 - Serving (used as a counter) / Feces
이상 - Weird, strange, a disorder / More than, (number) or more
의사 - Doctor / Intention, intent
운동 - To exercise / campaign
쓰다 - To write / To use / To be bitter / To wear (a hat, glasses )
싸다 - To be cheap / To wrap, pack up or package
실수 - Mistake, error / Real number (mathematics)
빠지다 - To fall out / To be addicted to, to be engrossed in
미치다 - To be crazy / Reach, extend over / To be a match for, to be equal
묻다 - To ask / To bite
맞다 - To be right, to be correct / To be hit, to be beaten
마르다 - To become dry / To lose weight, to become thin
들다- Carry, hold, pick up / Enter, walk into, go into, step into / Sharp / Honorific word for eat or drink
대기 - Atmosphere / Stand by, be on standby
기타- Guitar / A word to a similar expression to: 'the rest', 'the others', 'and so forth', 'and whatnot', 'and other things'
구하다 - To save, to rescue / To look for, to seek
걸리다 - To be hung / To take time
걸다 - To hang /To bet
Next time you'll come across these words you'll be able to understand the context more properly.
See also : Nature words vocabulary list in Korean
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