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How To Count In Korean For Taekwon-do

  • One – Hana (“Ha-na”)
  • Two – Dul (“Dool”)
  • Three – Set (“Set”)
  • Four – Net (“Net”)
  • Five – Dasot (“Da-sut”)
  • Six – Yasot (“Yo-sot”)
  • Seven – Ilgup (“Il-gope”)
  • Eight – Yodol (“Yo-dull”)
  • Nine – Ahop (“Ah-hop”)
  • Ten – Yeol (“Yull”)
  • For 11 through 19, add the Korean word for 10 in front of the last number. For example, eleven is Yeol Hana (“Yull Ha-na”) – the Korean words for 10 and 1.
  • Eleven – Yeol Hana (“Yull Ha-na”)
  • Twelve – Yeol Dul (“Yull Dhool”)
  • Thirteen – Yeol Set (“Yull Set”)
  • Fourteen – Yeol Net (“Yull Net”)
  • Fifteen – Yeol Dasot (“Yull Da-sut”)
  • Sixteen – Yeol Yasot (“Yull Yo-Sot”)
  • Seventeen – Yeol Ilgup (“Yull Il-gope”)
  • Eighteen – Yeol Yodol (“Yull Yo-dull”)
  • Nineteen – Yeol Ahop (“Yull Ah-hop”)
  • Twenty – Seu-Mool (“Sew-mool”)

For 21 through 29, add the Korean word for 20 in front of the last number.

For example, twenty-one is Seu-Mool Hana (“Sew-mool Han-na”) – the Korean words for 20 and 1.

The same “strategy” applies to all of the higher numbers (i.e. 31-39, 41-49, etc.).

  • Thirty – So-Ran
  • Forty – Ma-Hun
  • Fifty – Swin
  • Sixty – Yes-Sun
  • Seventy – E-Run
  • Eighty – Yo-Dun
  • Ninety – Ah-Hun
  • One Hundred – Baek

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