Irregular State Verbs in Korean


Here’s a list of irregular state verbs in Korean arranged in alphabetical order. A verb in English is called irregular because they are spelled entirely different in past tense as in eat to ate. In Korean, a verb is called irregular because it undergoes unpredictable changes in any tenses. It is characterized by removal and replacement of characters.

This list shows the verb conjugation in polite form and formal form only. The casual form is polite form without 요. Most of the time, irregularity appears in polite form, but changes are inevitable in formal speech too.

가늘다가늘어요가늡니다

가볍다가벼워요가볍습니다

고맙다고마워요고맙습니다

고프다고파요고픕니다

곱다고와요곱습니다

그렇다그래요그렇습니다

까맣다까매요까맣습니다

낫다나아요낫습니다

노랗다노래요노랗습니다

다르다달라요다릅니다

달다 (사탕)- 달아요답니다

덥다더워요덥습니다

맵다매워요맵습니다

멀다멀어요멉니다

모르다몰라요모릅니다

무겁다무거워요무겁습니다

무르다물러요무릅니다

밉다미워요밉습니다

바쁘다바빠요바쁩니다

반갑다반가워요반갑습니다

빠르다빨라요빠릅니다

빨갛다빨개요빨갛습니다

서투르다서툴러요서투릅니다

쉽다쉬워요쉽습니다

슬프다슬퍼요슬픕니다

쓰다 ()- 써요씁니다

아름답다아름다워요아름답습니다

아프다아파요아픕니다

어떻다어때요어떻습니다

어렵다어려워요어렵습니다

예쁘다예뻐요예쁩니다

이렇다이래요이렇습니다

이르다 (일찍)- 일러요이릅니다


저렇다저래요저렇습니다

춥다추워요춥습니다

크다커요큽니다

파랗다파래요파랗습니다

하얗다하얘요하얗습니다