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Hello and welcome to the lesson on Korean colors! Hopefully you now understand everything covered in lessons because that is the best way to begin this lesson. If you skipped ahead, then some parts may be understandable, some may not. Whatever you have decided to do, I hope you come out of this lesson with a good grasp on Korean color words. These are a little more complicated than color words in English, but you should be able to handle them! There are a few ways to deal with color words in Korean, and I will teach you the most basic, common way. First off, colors can come in a couple forms.