Days of the Week

The days of the week in Korean are derived from Chinese characters, with each day of the week named after an element of nature.

Sunday   일요일 (Chinese for 일 = 日 - sun)
Monday   월요일 (月 - moon)
Tuesday   화요일 (火 - fire)
Wednesday   수요일 (水 - water)
Thursday   목요일 (木 - wood)
Friday   금요일 (金 - gold)
Saturday   토요일 (土 - earth (soil))