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Useful Korean phrases

3/8/2022 9:38:14 AM

If you are planning to travel to korea, you might want to learn some of the day to day phrases Korean people use to communicate.

 

Basics

Yes - Ne

No - Aniyo

Please - Butakamnida

Sorry - Mianhamnida

Thank you - Kamsahamnida

 

Greetings

Hello - Annyeong-hasimnikka

Good morning - Annyeong hashimnikka

Good afternoon - Annyeong hashimnikka

Good evening - Annyeong hashimnikka

Good night - Annyeong-hi jumusipsio

Goodbye - Annyeong

I have to go now - Na jigeum gaya dwae

Have a nice day - Joeun haru dweseyo

 

Directions

Left - Oen-jjok

Right - Oh-reun-jjok

Straight - Jik-jjin

I’m lost - Gil-eul ilh-uht-suh-yo

Do you know where () is? - () uh-di-eehn-ji ah-seh-yo?

Please take me to () - Ih-roh gah-ju-seh-yo ()

 

Days of the Week

Monday -Wur-yoil

Tuesday - Hwa-yoil

Wednesday - Soo-yoil

Thursday - Mog-yoil

Friday - Geum-yoil

​Saturday - To-yoil

Sunday - Ee-ryoil

 

Conversational

How are you? - Eotteohke jinaeseyo?

What's your name?- Ireumeun mueosip nikka?

My name is ... - Je ireum-eun ... 

Where do you come from? - Eodiseo osyeosseoyo

I'm from ... - Jeoneun ... 

Excuse me - Sillyehagessseubnida

Do you speak English? - Yung-uh hal su-eet-suh-yo?

I don’t speak Korean well - Hahn-guhk-mal jal moht-heh-yo

I don't know - Nado molla

I understand - Alasseo

I don't understand - Moreugesseumnida

Please speak more slowly - Cheoncheonhi malssuemhae juseyo

Please repeat that - Tashi hanbŏn malssŭmaejushigessŏyo

Please write it down - Cheogeo juseyo!