Korean Vocabulary Mnemonic Pictures



This is a page of Korean words depicted in pictures, using the lines and shapes of the characters to create them.  To read more about them, please check out my public Facebook page for Korean Vocabulary Mnemonic Sketches, which contains most of my drawings.

Read my paper on mnemonics for Korean acquisition and retention here:


Here is my unpublished book, with sketches redrawn by 최준영:


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두부, tofu, "doo boo"
두부, tofu, "doo boo"
빨대, straw, "bbal dae"
빨대, straw, "bbal dae"
길, street, road "geel"
길, street, road "geel"
아침, morning, breakfast, "acheem"
아침, morning, breakfast, "acheem"
신문, newspaper, "sheen moon"
신문, newspaper, "sheen moon"
가족, family, "gah johg"
가족, family, "gah johg"
수선, tailor, mending, repair, "soo seon"
수선, tailor, mending, repair, "soo seon"
운전, drive, "oon jeon"
운전, drive, "oon jeon"
청소,cleaning, "cheong soh"
청소,cleaning, "cheong soh"
열, fever, heat, "yeol"  & 약, medicine, pill, "yahg"
열, fever, heat, "yeol" & 약, medicine, pill, "yahg"
서류, documents, papers, "seo ryu"
서류, documents, papers, "seo ryu"
연락, contact, call, message, make contact, "yeon lahk"
연락, contact, call, message, make contact, "yeon lahk"
슬퍼, sad, "seul poh"
슬퍼, sad, "seul poh"
수박, watermelon "soo bahk"
수박, watermelon "soo bahk"
개, dog, "gae"
개, dog, "gae"
탁구, table tennis, ping-pong, "tahg gu"
탁구, table tennis, ping-pong, "tahg gu"
비누, soap, "bee noo"
비누, soap, "bee noo"