Lesson 3 - Learning how to say the Countries of the World Lesson


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Lesson 3: Learning how to say the Countries of the World

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The following are the words in Korean of how to say all the different countries in the world.

Argentina---A-reu-hen-ti-na (Ah-roo-hen-tee-na)

Australia---Ho-ju (Hoh-chu)

Austria---O-sue-teu-ri-a (Oh-suu-too-ree-ah)

Belgium---Pel-gi-e (Pel-gee-eh)

Bolivia---Pol-li-bi-a (Pol-lee-bee-ah)

Brazil---Peu-ra-jil (Poo-rah-jeel)

Burma---Peo-ma (Poh-mah)

Canada---Kae-na-da (Kay-nah-dah)

Chile---Chil-le (Cheel-lay)

People's Republic of China---Chung-hwa in-min kong-hwa-guk/ Chung-gong (Chung-hwah-een-meen-kong-hwa-gook/Chung-gong)

Republic of China (Taiwan)---Chung-hwa min-guk/Tae-man (Chung-hwah-meen-gook/Tay-mahn)

Colombia---Kol-lom-bi-a (Kohl-lome-bee-ah)

Czechoslovakia---Chek-o-seul-lo-ba-ki-a/che-ko (Chek-oh-sule-loh-bak-kee-ah/Chek-ko)

Denmark---Den-ma-ko (Dehn-mah-koh)

Ecuador---Ek-kwa-do-reu (Ek-kwah-doh-roo)

Egypt---I-jip-teu (Ee-jeep-too)

England---Yeong-guk (Yong-gook)

Finland---Pil-lan-deu (Peel-lan-duu)

France---Peu-rang-seu/Pul-lan-seo (Poo-rang-suu/Pool-lan-soh)

Greece---Keu-ri-seu (Koo-ree-suu)

Holland---Ne-del-lan-deu (Nay-del-lan-duu)

India---In-do (Een-doh)

Indonesia---In-do-ne-shi-a (Een-doh-neh-shee-ah)

Iran---I-ran (Ee-ran)

Iraq---I-ra-keu (Ee-ra-kuu)

Ireland---A-il-laen-deu (Ah-eel-lane-duu)

Isreal---I-seu-ra-el (Ee-sew-rah-ehl)

Italy---It-tal-li-a/I-tae-ri (Et-tal-lee-ah/Ee-tay-ree)

Japan---Il-bon (Eel-bone)

Jordon---Yo-reu-dan (Yoh-roo-dan)

Kuwait---Ku-we-it-eu (Koo-wee-eet-ew)

Lebanon---Re-ba-non (Ray-bah-none)

Malaysia---Mal-le-i-ji-a (Mal-lay-ee-jee-ah)

Mexico---Mek-shi-ko (Mek-shee-ko)

New Zealand---Nyu-jil-laen-deu (Neeyoo-jeel-lane-doo)

Norway---No-reu-we-i (Noh-roo-wee-ee)

Pakistan---Pak-i-seu-tan (Pak-ee-soo-tan)

Peru---Pe-ru (Pay-roo)

Philippines---Pil-li-pin (Peel-lee-peen)

Poland---Pol-lan-deu (Pol-lan-doo)

Portugal---Po-rue-tu-gal (Poh-roo-too-gal)

Saudi Arabia---Sa-u-di a-ra-bi-a (Sah-oo-dee ah-rah-bee-ah)

Singapore---Shing-ga-po-reu (Sheeng-gah-poh-roo)

South Africa---Nam a-peu-ri-ka-kong-hwa-guk (Nam ah-poo-ree-ka-kong-hwa-gook)

Soviet Union---So-bi-e-teu sa-hoe-ju-eui kong-hwa-guk/So-ryeon (Soh-bee-eh-too Sah-ho-chu-hwee kong-hwa-gook/Soh-reeyon)

Spain---Seu-pe-in (Sew-pee-een)

Sweden---Seu-we-den (Sew-we-den)

Switzerland---Seu-we-seu (Sew-we-sew)

Thailand---Tai/Tae-guk (Tie/Tay-gook)

Turkey---Teo-eo-ki (Toe-oh-kee)

United States---Mi-guk (Me-gook)

Uruguay---U-ru-gwa-i (Oo-roo-gwah-ee)

Venezuela---Pe-ne-su-el-la (Pay-nay-sew-el-lah)

Vietnam---Pe-teu-nam (Pay-too-nam)

West Germany---Seo-dok (So-dok)

Yugoslavia---Yu-go-seul-la-bi-a/Yu-go (Yoo-goh-sule-la-bee-ah/Yoo-go)

Nationalities are commonly expressed by adding Sa-ram(Sah-ram) to the name of the country. Thus,"American" becomes Mi-guk sa-ram(Mee-gook sah-ram). When inquiring as to a person's nationality, you may say Han-guk sa-ram-i-se-yo? (Han-gook sah-ram-ee-say-yo?)




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