Pure Korean Numbers: How to Count 1-100 in Korean #1 Posted by Kyung-Hwa on Mar 14, 2018 in Korean Language, Pronunciation, Vocabulary
As I mentioned in my last post, Sino Korean Numbers: How to Count 1-100 in Korean #1, the Korean language has two different numbering systems, Sino-Korean and Pure Korean Numbers. This post will give you an opportunity to learn the other Korean numbering systems, Pure Korean numbers.
If you are not familiar with or need to review Sino-Korean numbers, please visit these two following posts.
- Sino-Korean numbers: How to Count 1-100 in Korean #1
- Sino-Korean numbers: How to Count 1-100 in Korean #2
While Sino-Korean numbers are used to talk about phone numbers, addresses, prices, dates, minutes and seconds of time, Pure Korean Numbers are mainly used in the following circumstances with counting units. Once you practice pure Korean numbers with this post, you will have an opportunity to practice Pure Korean numbers with counting units in the second series of this post.
- to count objects
- to talk about one’s age
- to tell hours
- to tell the duration of the years and months
The following charts and recordings will give you a quick reference guide to Pure Korean numbers. Once you learn to count ‘1 – 10’ and ‘Tens’ in Pure Korean numbers, you will be able to recognize the patterns in counting 11-99.
- Pure Korean Numbers: 1-10
2. The “Tens” in Pure Korean Numbers: 10-100
* 100 – 백 is the same as the Sino-Korean.
- Combined ‘Tens’ and ‘Single digits’ in Pure Korean Numbers: 1-50
- Combined ‘Tens’ and ‘Single digits’ in Pure Korean Numbers: 51-100
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