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Korean Cardinal Numbers: A Guide to Counting in Korean

As a Korean language teacher, one of the most important aspects of communication is being able to count and use numbers correctly. In this article, we will cover cardinal numbers in Korean from 100 to 100,000,000.

Cardinal Numbers in Korean

English Korean Romanization Emoji
100 λ°± baek πŸ’―
200 이백 ibaek πŸ’―πŸ’―
300 μ‚Όλ°± sambaek πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―
400 사백 sabbaek πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―
500 였백 obaek πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―
1000 천 cheon πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―πŸ’―
2000 이천 icheon 2,000
10000 만 man 10,000
20000 이만 iman 20,000
100000 μ‹­λ§Œ sipman 100,000
1000000 백만 baekman 1,000,000
10000000 천만 cheonman 10,000,000
100000000 일얡 ileok 100,000,000

Importance of Cardinal Numbers in Communication

Knowing how to count and use cardinal numbers correctly is essential for effective communication in Korean. Whether you are shopping, ordering food, or discussing prices, numbers are an integral part of daily life. By mastering these cardinal numbers, you will be able to communicate more effectively and confidently in Korean.

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