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If you're traveling in Korea there's bound to be a time when you'll talk about your family. Imagine describing to a native Korean speaker who your family is made up of. After this lesson you'll be able to.

In today’s free lesson we're going to learn how to talk about family in Korean. Practice these family names out loud so you can sound natural when talking to a native Korean speaker!

After this lesson you'll be an expert of family in Korean!

How to pronounce your family in Korean...

가족

gajok

family

부모님

bumonim

Parents

아버지

abeoji

Father

아빠

appa

Dad

어머니

eomeoni

Mother

엄마

umma

Mom

조부모님

jobumonim

Grandparents

할머니

halmeoni

Grandmother

할아버지

harabeoji

Grandfather

언니

eonni

Older sister (if you are a girl)

누나

nuna

Older sister (if you are a boy)

오빠

oppa

Older brother (if you are a girl)

hyeong

Older brother (if you are a boy)

남동생

namdongsaeng

Younger brother

여동생

yeodongsaeng

Younger sister

우리 언니는 부산에 살아요.

Uri eonni neun busane sarayo.

My sister lives in Busan.

우리 오빠는 키가 커요.

uri oppa neun kiga keoyo.

My brother is tall.

부인

buin

Wife

남편

nampyeon

Husband

남자친구

namjachingu

Boyfriend

여자친구

yeojachingu

Girlfriend

친척

chincheok

Relatives

사촌

sachon

Cousin

That's it for this lesson.

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