Ultimate vocabulary list related to time in Korean 

 September 21, 2021

By  Smriti

This blog will be helpful for those who are studying Korean language and want to improve their vocabulary skills.

Today we're looking at words related to the different time and duration of the year, month and days how to write it in Korean.

  1. 세기 - Century
  2. 수세기 - Several centuries
  3. 이십일세기 - 21st century
  4. 수년 - Several years
  5. 수년 전 - some years ago
  6. 수십년 - Several decades
  7. 수십년 간 동안 - For several decades, for scores of years
  8. 수십년 전 - Scores of years ago
  9. 갑자 - 60 years
  10. 삼천갑자 - Literally, 180,000 years. It used to mean a very long time.
  11. 년 (Chinese) - Year ( Count years using Sino-Korean numbers: 일, 이,삼, 사, before 년 )
  12. 해 (Korean) - Year ( Count years using Native Korean numbers: 한, 두, 세, 네 before 해.)
  13. 작년 / 지난해 - Last year
  14. 재작년 - Two years ago, the year before last
  15. 올해 / 금년 - This year
  16. 내년 / 다음해/이듬해 - Next year
  17. 내후년 - Two years from now
  18. 연간 - Yearly, one year's time
  19. 연초 - Beginning of the year
  20. 분기 - Quarter of year
  21. 연말 - End of the year
  22. 새해 - New year
  23. 그해 - That year
  24. 다년 - Multiple years
  25. 매년 / 해마다 - Every year, annually
  26. 연말 - The end of the year
  27. 수백년 - Hundreds
  28. 수백년 간(동안) - For hundreds, for centuries
  29. 수백년 전 - Hundreds of years ago
  30. 달 - Month (Native Korean word)
  31. 월 - Month
  32. 지난달 - Last month
  33. 이번달 / 이달 - This month
  34. 다음달 / 내달 - Next month
  35. 매달 - Every month
  36. 초순 - First day 10 days of the month
  37. 중순 - The middle ten days of a month
  38. 하순 - The last ten days of a month
  39. 주 - Week
  40. 주말 - Weekend
  41. 평일 - Weekday
  42. 요일 - Day of the week
  43. 지난주 - Last week
  44. 지지난주 - The week before last
  45. 이번주 - This week
  46. 다음주 - Next week
  47. 다다음주 - Week after next week
  48. 매주 - Every week
  49. 엊그제 - A couple days ago
  50. 그저께 - Day before yesterday
  51. 어제 - Yesterday
  52. 오늘 - Today
  53. 내일 - Tomorrow
  54. 모레 / 내일 모레 - The day after tomorrow
  55. 하루 종일 - All day long
  56. 매일 / 날마다 - Everyday
  57. 며칠 - A few days
  58. 나절, 한나절 - Half the daylight hours (usually about 6 hours)
  59. 반나절 - Quarter the daylight hours (usually about 3 hours)
  60. 일 - Day
  61. 날 - Day (Native Korean word)
  62. 오전 - Morning (AM)
  63. 오후 - Afternoon (PM)
  64. 아침 - Morning
  65. 정오 - Noon
  66. 낮 - Day
  67. 저녁 - Evening
  68. 밤 - Night
  69. 자정 - Midnight
  70. 새벽 - Dawn
  71. 지금 - Right now
  72. 이제 - Now
  73. 이따가 / 이따 - Later (shorter time period)
  74. 나중에 - Later (longer time period)
  75. 당시 - At the time of
  76. 날짜 - Date
  77. 시 - Hour
  78. 분 - Minute
  79. 초 - Second
  80. 시간 - Time
  81. 때 - Moment
  82. ~부터 - From
  83. ~까지, ~껏 - Until
  84. ~동안, ~간, ~중(에) - During, duration of, middle of
  85. ~후(에) - After
  86. ~전(에) - Before
  87. 시대 - A period in time

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