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천리 길도 한 걸음부터
chŏl-li kkil-do han kŏ-rŭm-bu-tŏ
A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
짚신도 짝이 있다
chip-ssin-do tcha-gi it-tta
Every Jack has his girl.
삼천포로 빠지다
sam-chŏn-po-ro ppa-ji-da
get off track
냉수 먹고 속 차리다
naeng-su mŏk-kko sok cha-ri-da
I have firmly care; wake up
기대가 크면 실망도 크다
If expectations is large then it gives greater disappointment.
말 한마디에 천냥 빚 갚는다
If you speak well, even difficult tasks become simple.
가는 말이 고와야 오는 말이 곱다
ka-nŭn ma-ri ko-wa-ya o-nŭn ma-ri kop-tta
If you're nice to others, they'll be nice to those they meet, as well.
내 코가 석자
nae ko-ga sŏk-tcha
It is utmost by myself, but cannot afford to care for people
등잔 밑이 어둡다
tŭng-jan mi-chi ŏ-dup-tta
It's dark right below the lamp post.
소 잃고 외양간 고친다
so il-ko oe-yang-gan go-chin-da
Mend the barn after the horse is stolen.
개밥에 도토리
kae-ba-be to-to-ri
Ostracism, ostracized
김칫국부터 마신다
kim chi guk bu teo ma sin da
Run before one's horse to market, get ahead of oneself.
모난 돌이 정 맞는다
Tall trees catch much wind
겉 다르고 속 다르다
kŏt tta-rŭ-go sok tta-rŭ-da
There is a front and back, is a front and back disparity
백지장도 맞들면 낫다
paek-tchit-chang-do mat-ttŭl-myŏn nat-tta
Two heads are better than one.
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Proverb Imitative word
Onomatopoeia Sound of animals
Noun Conjunction
Adverb Particle
Interjection Verb
Adjective Symbol
Interrogative Demonstrative
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