Level 5 Lesson 12 / Noun + -(이)라는 + Noun / Someone that is called ABC / Someone who says s/he is XYZ

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Through this lesson, we take a look at how to use -(이)라는 to say things like “a boy called 석진”, “a girl whose name is 효진”, “a website called TalkToMeInKorean”, etc. This is very commonly used when you are talking about someone or something’ name or when you start talking about an abstract concept. Give this lesson a listen and be sure to make your own sample expressions and share them with us in the comment section below!

You can view a free PDF for this lesson here, or if you want to study with our TalkToMeInKorean textbooks, you can get them here.

  • Deepest Nightmare

    제 친구라는 사람이 방금 때렸어요!= The person you call my friend just hit me!

  • Angela Capellan

    어제 내 후안이라는 오빠, 너의 집에 왔어요.
    Yesterday, my older brother called Juan, came at your house

  • Herobrine IRLH

    “ERIC”이라는 한국어 말하는 친구 만났어요.
    = I met a friend who speaks Korean, and his name is Eric.

    “JOHN”이라는 제학생 이고 “PAULINE”이라는 여자가 “JOHN”와 “PAULINE”이 제일 좋는 친구 이에요.
    = A boy named John and a girl named Pauline, John and Pauline are best friends.