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.