Level 5 Lesson 12 / Noun + -(이)라는 + Noun / Someone that is called ABC / Someone who says s/he is XYZ


Through this lesson, we take a look at how to use -(이)라는 to say things like “a boy called 석진”, “a girl whose name is 효진”, “a website called TalkToMeInKorean”, etc. This is very commonly used when you are talking about someone or something’ name or when you start talking about an abstract concept. Give this lesson a listen and be sure to make your own sample expressions and share them with us in the comment section below!

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Level 5 Lesson 12 / Noun + -(이)라는 + Noun / Someone that is called ABC / Someone who says s/he is XYZ
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  • Deepest Nightmare

    제 친구라는 사람이 방금 때렸어요!= The person you call my friend just hit me!

  • Angela Capellan

    어제 내 후안이라는 오빠, 너의 집에 왔어요.
    Yesterday, my older brother called Juan, came at your house

  • Herobrine IRLH

    “ERIC”이라는 한국어 말하는 친구 만났어요.
    = I met a friend who speaks Korean, and his name is Eric.

    “JOHN”이라는 제학생 이고 “PAULINE”이라는 여자가 “JOHN”와 “PAULINE”이 제일 좋는 친구 이에요.
    = A boy named John and a girl named Pauline, John and Pauline are best friends.

  • 감사합니다

  • 야신

    축구라는 훨씬 더 재미있어요, 만약 친구들랑 놀으면. (Football is a lot more fun if you play with your friends).

    송중기라는 인기 배우가 진짜 잘생겨요. (The popular actor called Song Joong-ki is really handsome).

  • Đức Ân Tôn

    여행라는 훨씬 더 재이있으면 친구들랑 같이 갈게요. Travelling is fun if you’re going with friends.

  • Đức Ân Tôn

    엘지라는 헨트폰 말세요? 그거 진짜 새에요. Do you know a phone called LG? It’s really strong (talk about performance)

  • Liz

    오늘은 내의 집에서 다니라는 친구 마나요.

  • 현미

    오늘은 처음으로 셜리라는 친구의 애완 쥐를 놀랐어요. = I played with my friend’s pet rat named Shirley for the first time today.
    이 라떼를 학생이라는 사람한테 전해 주세요. = Please give this latte to the person who says they are a student.
    친구 집에서 1-2 스위치라는 게임을 할 거야. = We will play the game called 1-2 Switch at my friends house.

  • maddy y

    브로노트이라는 책은 알아요?
    Friends이라는 티비시리즈 정말 재밌더라고!

  • Sae

    꽃들 종에서 모란이라는 꽃이 너무 아름다워요.

  • Imogen Eve Blair

    인생라는 것은 짧어요 그건데 아름다워요 = Life is short but beautiful.
    똑똑하라는 학생은 누구예요 ? = Who is the smartest student/ who do they call the smartest student?

  • Yuki

    만약 네가 계속 공부한다면, 넌 지식이라는 것은 얻을 거야
    요즘에 어느 음식을 제일 인기라는 것은 입니까?

  • Michael Read

    세익스피어의 남자의 7세는 알아요? 세익스피어 따르면 유아, 남학생, 애인, 병사, 판사, 노인과 망령을 부리는 사람이라고 남자의 7세예요.

  • Nguyen Thu Cuc

    월남쌈이라는 음식 알아요?/ Do you know vietnamese food named 월남쌈?
    제주도라는 섬에 여행해 본 적이 있나요?/ Have you ever traveled to island named Jeju

  • gofchu

    1. 제가 Korean’s folktale 이라는 책을 읽고있습니다.
    I am reading a book called Korean’s folktale.

    2. 애슈리라는 사람은 안 좋은 사람이라고 말했어요.
    The said the person called Ashley is a bad person.

  • Brianna Sanders

    당신은 GOT7라고 불리는 인기 있는 그룹을 아십니까? 그들의 새 앨범,”아이 온 유”는 멋져요!
    Do you know the popular group called GOT7? Their new album, “Eyes On You” is awesome!

    • 엘리푼트

      스콘이라는 음식이 알아요? Do you know a good called scone?

  • Dae

    박원라는 가수는 좋은 먹소리가 있어요. The singer by the name of Park Won has a nice voice