Category Archives: Korean word of the week

Word #3 “Joke/ 농담”

       농담 < nungdam>Joke (noun)

  • A thing that someone says to cause amusement or laughter, especially a story with a funny punchline: she was in a mood to tell jokes

  • A trick played on someone for fun: the others were playing a joke on her

  • [in singular] informal A person or thing that is ridiculously inadequate:

 농담이야 – just kidding/only joking (nongdam iya)

농담하다 to joke (v.) (nongdam hada)

농담 그만하고 joking apart (nongdam keumanhago)



Word #2 “cute/귀여운”


귀여운 cute/pretty (adj.) <kwiyoun>


attractive in a pretty or endearing way.

귀여워요  you are cute, it is cute, she is cute, etc.

귀여운모자를사고싶어요I want to buy a cute hat