Fruits, Nuts, Vegetables in Korean

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Planning to shop for groceries or visit a street market in Korea? Then you need to learn these important foods and fruits in Korean!

Check through this lesson for the language you need to learn. And don’t forget the example sentences at the end!

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Nuts in Korean

견과 (gyeongwa) = nut

아몬드 (amondeu) = almond

땅콩 (ttangkong) = peanut

호두 (hodu) = walnut

밤 (bam) = chestnut

잣 (jat) = pine nuts

캐슈넛 (kaesyuneot) = cashew

various illustrations of vegetables

Vegetables in Korean

야채 (yachae) = vegetables

샐러드 (saelleodeu) = salad

상추 (sangchu) = lettuce

양배추 (yangbaechu) = cabbage

배추 (baechu) = Chinese cabbage

오이 (oi) = cucumber

토마토 (tomato) = tomato

감자 (gamja) = potato

시금치 (sigeumchi) = spinach

당근 (danggeun) = carrot

아보카도 (abokado) = avocado

옥수수 (oksusu) = corn

셀러리 (selleori) = celery

애호박 (aehobak) = zucchini

무 (mu) = radish

껍질콩 (kkeobjilkong) = green beans

피망 (pimang) = bell pepper

마늘 (maneul) = garlic

버섯 (beoseot) = mushrooms

콩 (kong) = beans

플렌테인 (peullentein) = plantain

부추 (buchu) = leek

여주 (yeoju) = balsam pear

연근 (yeongeun) = lotus root

고구마 (goguma) = sweet potato

고추 (gochu) = red pepper

생강 (saenggang) = ginger

양파 (yangpa) = onion

인삼 (insam) = ginseng

가지 (gaji) = eggplant

후추 (huchu) = pepper

브로콜리 (beurokolli) = broccoli

호박 (hobak) = pumpkin

순무 (sunmu) = turnip

various illustrations of fruit

Fruits in Korea

과일 (gwail) = fruit

레몬 (lemon) = lemon

오렌지 (orenji) = orange

바나나 (banana) = banana

딸기 (ddalki) = strawberry

사과 (sagwa) = apple

키위 (kiwi) = kiwi

망고 (manggo) = mango

배 (bae) = pear, also called Korean pears or Korean apples

포도 (podo) = grapes

파인애플 (painaepeul) = pineapple

복숭아 (boksunga) = peach

자몽 (jamong) = grapefruit

수박 (subak) = watermelon

체리 (cheri) = cherry

자두 (jadu) = plum

살구 (salgu) = apricot

감 (gam) = persimmon

석류 (seongnyu) = pomegranate

멜론 (mellon) = melon

귤 (gyul) = tangerine

올리브 (ollibeu) = olive

파파야 (papaya) = papaya

블랙베리 (beullaekberi) = blackberry

블루베리 (beulluberi) = blueberry

코코넛 (kokoneot) = coconut

크랜베리 (keuraenberi) = cranberry

용과 (yonggwa) = dragonfruit

대추 (daechu) = jujube

라임 (laim) = lime

승도복숭아 (seungdoboksunga) = nectarine

산딸기 (santtalgi) = raspberry

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Example Sentences

매일 아침에 오랜지주스를 마셔요. → I drink orange juice every morning.

(maeil achime oraenjijuseureul masyeoyo.)

수박을 몇 조각 먹을래요? → How many slices of watermelon do you want to eat?

(subageul myeot jogak meogeullaeyo?)

슈퍼에 갈때 오이를 3개 사 주세요. → Please buy 3 cucumbers when you go to the grocery store.

(syupeoe galttae oireul 3gae sa juseyo.)

제가 가장 좋아하는 과일은 파인애플이에요 → My favorite fruit is pineapple.

(Jega gajang joahaneun gwaireun painaepeurieyo)


Now that you've learned all about Korean fruits, nuts, and vegetables, it's time to start making sentences like the examples above! What's your favorite fruit? Is it a banana, orange, pineapple, or peach? Or maybe it's a lemon or plum? Show us your Korean skills in the comments! Is there a nut, vegetable or fruit we forgot from our list? Let us know that in the comments as well!

 

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