Days of the week in Korean
There are tons of reasons to learn the days of the week in Korean, so today’s your lucky day!
Perhaps you need to make a reservation, or you want to visit somewhere that is only open on certain days of the week. Maybe someone would like to arrange a meeting with you, or you need to explain when a regular event occurs. Once you know these seven Korean words, you’ll be able to use them in countless ways.
- Monday -월요일 - Wur-yoil
- Tuesday - 화요일 - Hwa-yoil
- Wednesday - 수요일 - Soo-yoil
- Thursday - 목요일 - Mog-yoil
- Friday - 금요일 - Geum-yoil
- Saturday - 토요일 - To-yoil
- Sunday - 일요일 - Ee-ryoil
To help you remember the days of the week, try using them in your daily life as often as possible – even if it’s only in your head!
Like their English counterparts, the Korean days of the week also have special meanings – representing the moon, fire, water, trees, gold, earth, and sun.
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