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Here is my unpublished book, with sketches redrawn by 최준영:


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