English-Korean Dictionary

These links will take you to our commonly used terms: 

General Terms

 

 English  Korean
Master Juancho Forlanda  Kwang Jang Nim
Master Jamie Forlanda  Sa Bum Nim
Instructor Mercedes Forlanda  Bwoo Sa Bum Nim
Instructor Jana Forlanda  Bwoo Sa Bum Nim
4th Dan and higher  Sa Bum Nim
3rd Dan instructor  Bwoo Sa Bum Nim
2nd Dan instructor  Kyo Bum Nim
1st Dan instructor  Cho Kyo Nim
Head of Organization  Kwang Jang Nim
Higher belt  Sun Bae Nim
 Lower belt  Who Bae Nim
 Attention  Char Yot
 Begin or Start  Shi Jak
 Stop  Gu Mann
 Yell  Ki Hap
 Turn around  Dee Ro Do Ra
 Studio or school  Do Jang
 Uniform  Do Bok
 Stand up  Ill On Suh
 Hello (How are you?)  Ahn Yung Ha Sae yo
 Goodbye (you are leaving)  Ahn Yung He GA Sae Yo
 Goodbye (you are staying)  Ahn Yung He GET Sae Yo
 Thank you  Kahm Sa Ham Ni Da
 Salute the flag  Kuk Ki Eh Kyong Nae
 Bow to master  Sa Bum Nim Kay Kyong Nae
 Friend  Chin Goo
 Red  Hong
 Blue  Chung
 Form  Poom Sae
 Sparring  Gyoroogi
 Grade (color belt)  Gup
 Degree (black belt)  Dan
 Flag  Kuk Ki
 Belt  Dhee
 Return  Ba Ro
 Sit down  Ahn Ja
 Breaking  Kyok Pa

 

Directions

 

 English Korean 
 Front  Ahp
 Back  Dwi
 Side  Yop
 High  Eulgool
 Middle  Momtong
 Low  Arae
 Turning Backward  Dwi Ro Dollyo
 Left  Wen
 Right  Oreun
 Outward  Bakkat
 Inward  An
 Downward  Naeryo
 Upward  Ollyo
 Sideways (turning)  Dollyo

 

Counting

 

 English  Korean    English  Korean
 One  hana    1st  IL
 Two  dul    2nd  YI
 Three  set    3rd  SAM
 Four  net    4th  SA
 Five  dasot    5th  OH
 Six  yosot    6th  YUK
 Seven  elgub    7th  CHIL
 Eight  yodol    8th  PAL
 Nine  ahob    9th  KOO
 Ten  yol    10th  SIP

 

Kicks

 

 English  Korean
 front kick  ahp chagi
 roundhouse kick  dollyo chagi
 side kick  yop chagi
 crescent kick  bandal chagi
 ax kick  nareyo or chiko chagi
 back kick  dwi chagi
 hook kick  huryo chagi
 push kick  mireo chagi
 stretch kick  ahp ollyo chagi
 outward swing kick  bakkat chagi
 inward swing kick  an chagi
 target kick  pyojeok chagi
 twist kick  bitureo chagi
 spinning wheel kick  dwi dolryo chagi

 

Stances

 

 English  Korean
 closed feet stance  moa seogi
 ready motion  joonbe seogi
 parallel stance  naranhi seogi
 front stance  ahp koobi
 walking stance  ahp seogi
 back stance  dwi koobi
 horse riding stance  joo chom seogi
 front cross stance  ahp kkoa seogi
 back cross stance  dwi kkoa seogi
 crane stance  hakdari seogi
 left-hand stance  wen seogi
 right-hand stance  oreun seogi
 riger stance  beom seogi

 

Blocks

 

 English  Korean
 down or low block  arae makki
 high block  eulgool makki
 inward block  an makki
 knife hand block  sonnal makki
 middle block  momtong makki
 X block  otgoreo makki
 outward block  bakkat makki
 palm heel block  palm heel block
 scissors block  kawi makki
 twisst block  bituro makki
 wide open block  santeul makki
 spreading block  hechyo makki

 

Punches

 

 English  Korean
 reverse punch  bandae jireuki
 straight punch  bahro jireuki
 middle punch  momtong jireuki
 round punch  dolryo jireuki
 side punch  yop jireuki
 hook punch  dollyo jireuki
 downward punch  naeryo jireuki
 vertical fist punch  got jan jireuki
 upper cut punch  chi jireuki

 

Strikes

 

 English  Korean
 inward knifehand strike  sonnal an chigi
 outward knifehand strike  sonnal bakkat chigi
 downward hammer fist strike  me chu mok naeryo chigi
 palm heel strike  batangson chigi
 back fist strike  palkup chigi
 ridge hand strike  sohn nal doong
 bear hand strike  gom sohn

 

Meaning of the term Tae Kwon Do

 

 English  Korean
 TAE  a system of  foot techniques
 KWON  a system of fist techniques
 DO  behavioral intuition obtained through mental and physical experiences of the system of fist and foot techniques

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