Aegukga is translated in English as "Patriotic Song" or "Loving Country Song".
Until that day when Mt. Baekdu is worn away and the East Sea's waters run dry,
May God preserve our country, our long-living homeland!
Hibiscus and three thousand ri full of splendid mountains and rivers;
Koreans, to the Korean way, stay always true!
As the pine atop Namsan Peak stands firm, unchanged through wind and frost,
as if wrapped in armour, so shall our resilient spirit.
The autumn skies are void and vast, high and cloudless;
the bright moon is like our heart, divided, but always true.
With this spirit and this mind, let us give all loyalty,
in suffering or joy, to love our nation.