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.

Let's pronounce the days of the week in Korean...

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Day

월요일

Wur-yoil

Monday

화요일

Hwa-yoil

Tuesday

수요일

Soo-yoil

Wednesday

목요일

Mog-yoil

Thursday

금요일

Geum-yoil

Friday

토요일

To-yoil

Saturday

일요일

Ee-ryoil

Sunday

Days of the week in Korean

That’s it for this lesson. I hope you enjoyed it!

If you want more lessons on Korean time then I recommend these ones!

Anyoung hee gaseyo!

Sujung Lee
Sujung Lee
Rocket Korean