Korean Vocabulary: 장가오다


It is not enough to learn Korean grammar and sentence patterns. Without enough vocabulary, we cannot form sentences. It is also important to learn phrases and collocations instead of just words as Korean is rich in vocabulary influenced by culture and entirely different from that of our native language. It can help us sound more natural and sensible when speaking Korean. Here are five of them with sample sentences in Korean and English.

알아보다
to look into something

아니, 그거 알아보고 온 거예요?
You were looking into that?

부족하다
to be not enough

‎뭐, 준비할 시간은 ‎좀 부족하겠지만 괜찮아.
I might not have enough time to prepare, but it's okay.

머리를 빡빡 밀다
to shave one's hair

‎나는 그냥 이 머리를 빡빡 밀어 버릴까?
Maybe I should just shave my head.

구매하다
to purchase something

‎본점에서 디자이너한테 ‎직접 구매한 거예요.
I bought it from the designer in person at the main boutique.

00한테 장가오다
to tell someone to marry

나한테 장가와.
Marry me.