Golden Dragon Karate Studio

Chu Ida Yong Tae Kwon Do

         Korean Terms 

 It is difficult to put together a glossary as many have no direct translation to English. Like the letter J sound as in jelly could sound like chilly as well as the letter D in door could sound toor.  Below you will see some of the most common spelling for some common Korean words used. In some cases Japanese (indicated by 1 ) and Chinese (indicated by) words are also commonly used.

        STANCES

        KICKS

        PUNCHES

        BLOCKS

        SPARRING

         TITLES

           UNIFORM

         MISCELLANEOUS

      Korean Numbers

  • One - Hanna                                 First - Cho  
  • Two - Dul                                     Second - Yi 
  • Three - Set                                   Third - Sam 
  • Four - Net                                     Fourth - Sah       
  • Five - Ta sot                                  Fifth - Oh 
  • Six - Ya sot                                   Sixth - Yuk                               
  • Seven - Ilgup                                 Seventh - Chil 
  • Eight - Yudol                                 Eight - Pal
  • Nine - Ahope                                Ninth - Koo
  • Ten - Yul                                      Tenth - Sip 
  • Eleven - Yul hana 

           Numbers 1-10 in Korean

  • Twenty - Sumul
  • Twenty-one - Sumul hanna                                                  
  • Thirty - Sorum
  • Forty - Mahun                                                       
  • Fifty - Swin / Shuin
  • Sixty - Yesun / Yesoon
  • Seventy - Ilhun 
  • Eighty - Yodun / Yudan
  • Ninety - Ahun
  • Hundred - Paek