Lesson 13: Sino-Numeral System

There are two numeral systems in Korean: Sino-Numeral System and Native Numeral System.

We are going to review Sino-Numeral System in Lesson 13.

Sino-Numeral System can be used for time of the day (minutes), place of rank, counting money, etc.

1 일 (il)
2 이 (ee)
3 삼 (sam)
4 사 (sa)
5 오 (oh)
6 육 (yook)
7 칠 (chil)
8 팔 (pal)
9 구 (goo)
10 십 (shib)
11 십일 (shib il)
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19 십구 (shib goo)
20 이십 (ee shib)
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30 삼십 (sam shib)
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99 구십구 (goo shib goo)
100 백 (baek)
101 백일(baek il)
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110 백십 (baek shib)
111 백십일 (baek shib il)
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999 구백구십구 (goo baek goo shib goo)
1000 천 (chun)
10000 만 (man)
100000 십만 (shib man)
1000000 백만 (baek man)
10000000 천만 (chun man)
100000000 억 (uk)

We will discuss about how to use Sino Numeral System in a later lesson.

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3 Responses to Lesson 13: Sino-Numeral System

  1. rozy says:

    i like u explain and thanks a lot

  2. tsanko says:

    Wonderful ..thanks a lot for posting a good informitive blog

  3. kittyluvs says:

    i really love Korean language……i wanna learn more

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