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Vocabulary : Special Day in Korea

Vocabulary : Special Day in Korea

There are holidays, national holidays, and many other anniversaries in Korea. Let’s study Korea’s special day by looking at the following.

명절(Holiday)

  • 설날 – 음력 1월 1일(Lunar New Year -January 1 of the lunar calendar)
  • 추석 – 음력 8월 15일(Chuseok – August 15th in the lunar calendar)

국경일(National day)

  • 제헌절 – 7월 17일(Constitution Day – July 17)
  • 광복절 – 8월 15일(Liberation Day – August 15)
  • 개천절 – 10월 3일(National Foundation Day – October 3)
  • 한글날 – 10월 9일(Hangeul Day – October 9)

기념일(Anniversary)

국가 기념일(national day) 식목일-4월 5일(Arbor Day – April 5),
근로자의 날-5월 1일(Labor Day – May 1),
어린이날-5월 5일(Children’s Day – May 5),
어버이날-5월 8일(Mother’s Day – May 8),
스승의 날-5월 15일(Teacher’s Day – May 15),
현충일-6월 6일(Remembrance Day – June 6)
기념일(Anniversary) 입학식(Entrance ceremony),
졸업식(graduation ceremony),
결혼식(wedding ceremony),
생일/생신(birthday),
결혼기념일(wedding anniversary),
개교기념일(school anniversary),
창립기념일(foundation anniversary)

Moreover since it is good to know other examples, aside from those presented above, try to share yours through comments.

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