Korean: About month (월), date (일), week (요일), today (오늘), tomorrow (내일)


Months and days are represented by numbers, while the days of the week are represented by the five elements. What about today, tomorrow, yesterday, the day after tomorrow, the day before yesterday, etc.? This time, let's talk about how dates are expressed in Korean.

If you are using Chrome or an Android phone, you can listen to the pronunciation by clicking on the Korean in the table or the Korean in the example sentences in the article!

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Months and days are represented by numbers, while the days of the week are represented by the five elements.
What about today, tomorrow, yesterday, the day after tomorrow, the day before yesterday, etc.?
This time, let's talk about how dates are expressed in Korean.

Month(월)

The months are indicated by adding the numbers one to twelve plus the month (월).

There are two types of numbering systems in Korean, and here Sino-Korean(China System) are used for the months.

(The pronunciation is currently only available for PC, Android phones.)

EnglishKorean
January
일월
Februay
이월
March
삼월
April
사월
May
오월
June
유월
July
칠월
August
팔월
Spetember
구월
October
시월
November
십일월
December
십이월

Date(일)

The table below shows the number of days in Korean from 1st to 31th by adding the day (일) to Sino-Korean(China System).
(The pronunciation is currently only available for PC, Android phones.)

EnglishKoreanEnglishKorean
1st
일일
17th
십칠일
2nd
이일
18th
십팔일
3th
삼일
19th
십구일
4th
사일
20th
이십일
5th
오일
21th
이십일일
6th
육일
22th
이십이일
7th
칠일
23th
이십삼일
8th
팔일
24th
이십사일
9th
구일
25th
이십오일
10th
십일
26th
이십률일
11th
십일일
27th
이십칠일
12th
십이일
28th
이십팔일
13th
십삼일
29th
이십구일
14th
십사일
30th
삼십일
15th
십오일
31th
삼십일일
16th
십륙일

week(요일)

The dates of the week in Korean are represented by the order of the month (월), fire (화), water (수), wood (목), gold (금), earth (토), and sun (일).

Because of 받침, the pronunciation will be a little different.
You can listen to the pronunciation using the table below.
(The pronunciation is currently only available for PC, Android phones.)

EnglishKorean
Monday
월요일
Tuesday
화요일
Wednesday
수요일
Thursday
목요일
Friday
금요일
Saturday
토요일
Sunday
일요일

Today, tomorrow, the day after tomorrow... And so on.

When making an appointment with someone or talking about the last few days, we often use the following phrases.

EnglishKorean
three days ago
그끄저께
day before yesterday
그저께
yesterday
어제
today
오늘
tomorrow
내일
the day after tomorrow
모레
three days from now
글피
weekend
주말

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