Korean Vocabulary Starting with “ㅋ”

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What words in Korean start with the consonant “ㅋ”? Here are some of them! Can you think of some more? ^^

카라 [ka-ra] = Kara (Idol group)
카카오톡 [ka-ka-o-tok] = Kakao Talk (instant message application for smart phones)
카메라 [ka-me-ra] = camera
칸쵸 [kan-cho] = Kancho(snack name)
칼국수 [kal-guk-su] = chopped noodles
컵라면 [keop-ra-myeon] = cup noodle
코 [ko] = nose
코뿔소 [ko-ppul-so] = rhinoceros
콧노래 [kon-no-rae] = humming
코끼리 [ko-kki-ri] = elephant
케이크 [ke-i-keu] = cake
콩나물 [kong-na-mul] = bean sprout
콜라 [kol-la] = coke
ㅋㅋ [keu-keu] = a sound of laughing
크레파스 [keu-re-pa-seu] = crayon
쿠알라룸푸르 [ku-al-la-rum-pu-reu] = Kuala Lumpur
큰절 [keun-jeol] = deep bow
커피 [keo-pi] = coffee

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  • Messias Kennedy

    ohhhhhhh very nice =p
    this site has helped me with my new words in Korean
    tnk tnk (^_^)

  • Natii

    One more word…
    컴퓨터 :)

  • Sajeda

    words start with “ㅋ” ummm no ideas ^^

    anyways Thanks for these word

  • Yani

    쿠알라룸푸르 [ku-al-la-rum-pu-reu] = Kuala Lumpur….very interesting…
    thanks for remembering us in Malaysia….

  • Trent

    It seems like ㅋ, ㅌ, ㅍ, and ㅊ are used a lot in Konglish. When I am scanning words and I see something that has 2 or more of those characters, it is almost always Konglish.

  • http://la-methode-bio.tumblr.com Mel

    why do you pronouce 칸쵸, kan-cho? it’s writen Kan chyo

    • http://twitter.com/jinseokjin jinseokjin

      Unless we pronounce it letter by letter, for the ease of pronounce, we pronouce it like [kan-cho].

  • shinbi

    thanks a lot . fighting korea!

  • Jackeline

    kamsahapnida TTMIK sonsegnims! nuevas palabras que aprender!! 8^_^8

  • zanmin

    Kimbap
    Kimch’aek
    Kimchi
    Kimchi bokkeumbap
    Kimchi jjigae
    Kimchijeon
    Kimilsungia
    Kim Il-sung Stadium
    Kimjongilia
    Kaesŏng, a city in North Korea.
    Kaesŏng Industrial Region, a special region designated for economic development by the North Korean regime.
    KAIST, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.
    KAI T-50 Golden Eagle, a Korean supersonic trainer and light attack aircraft.
    Kalbi, a popular Korean barbecue dish.
    Kang (Korean name), a common Korean family name.
    Kanggye, capital of North Korea’s Chagang province.
    Kangnido map, a map showing Europe and Africa drawn in 1402.
    Kangta, K-pop singer.
    Kangwŏn, see Gangwon (for the North Korean province, see Kangwon-do (North Korea).
    Kap’yŏng, see Gapyeong.
    Konyang University, Nonsan, South Korea
    KARI
    KBS (Korea Broadcasting System), a leading South Korean network.
    KCIA, an old name for the National Intelligence Service of South Korea.
    KCNA, a North Korean news agency.
    KCTU, a major labor federation in South Korea.

    here a list

  • http://kgonju.blogspot.com Carrie Ang

    That’s easy.. My name start with a ㅋ…
    안녕하세요! 저는 캐리 입니다… 반가습니다.. =)

    • http://twitter.com/jinseokjin jinseokjin

      안녕하세요. 캐리 씨! 반가워요!

  • arianne

    안녕 하세요! 저는 아리안 임니다! 이거 재밀있어요.. ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ.. Team TTMK 감사합니다!!! 사랑해요. :))

    sorry for my poor grammar.ü im still studying.. this site is a big help to me. :)) thank you once again. more power. :))

  • goran

    I love you korean

  • 푸인

    카드 – card
    크다 – big
    커트 – coat

    • http://twitter.com/jinseokjin jinseokjin

      커트 > 코트

    • 푸인

      아..네, 석진 씨 고마워요 ^^

      코트 :)

  • angel

    크리스 and 카이 from 엑소 :]

  • Marc

    Okay I guess you have that back ground music piano everywhere? I am sorry but it is not only annoying and distracting, but also that load I cannot hear what is been said clearly. Now I have a little hearing problem, but just a little one, so nevertheless, sorry, I do not like it.