Cramming Korean: Shopping for clothing

Snatch those shoes away from the Korean competition.

How could Do Min Joon turn down those shoes?

______ 있어요?

______ i sseo yo

Is there ______?

치마

chi ma

skirt

바지

ba ji

pants

블라우스

beu la u seu

blouse

구두

gu du

shoes

모자

mo ja

hat

드레스

deu re seu

dress

셔츠

syeo cheu

shirt

스웨터

seu we teo

Sweater

For a more extensive list of Korean vocabulary for clothing, see Life in Korea.

Tables of Size Measurements

(from Visit Korea)

Men’s clothes

Size Measurements S M L XL XXL
Chest (cm) 90~95 95~100 100~105 105~110 110~
Waist (inch) 30/32 33/34 34/36 36/38 38/40

Women’s clothes

Size Measurements S M L XL XXL
Korea-Chest (cm) 85 90 95 100 105
Korea 44 55 66 77 88
U.S.A. 0/1 3/5 7/9 11/13 15/17
Italy 36 38~40 42~44 46~48 50~52

Men’s shoe sizes

Korea (mm) 250 255 260 265 270 275 280 285 290 295
U.S.A. 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12

Women’s shoe sizes

Korea (mm) 220 225 230 235 240 245 250 255 260 265 270
U.S.A. 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10
Italy 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 40.5

 

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