kOREAN PHRASES2010/07/23
General Vocabulary
Good. / Bad. Jo-a-yo. / An-jo-a-yo. ƿ. / ƿ.
So-So. K?-j? k?-rae-yo. ׷.
Big / Small. K'?n / Ja-g?n. ū/.
Today /Now. O-n?l / Ji-g?m. /.
Tomorrow / Yesterday. Nae-il / ?-je. /.
Yes / No. Ne / A-ni-yo. /ƴϿ.
Over here! Y?-gi-yo! !
Please (literally: give it to me). Chu-se-yo. ּ.
Im sorry. Choe-song-ham-ni-da. ˼մϴ.
Is it okay? Kwaen-ch'a-na-yo? ƿ?
I'm hungry. Bae-go-p'a-yo. Ŀ.
Im thirsty. Mong-mal-la-yo. 񸻶.
In the morning A-ch'im-e ħ...
In the evening J?-ny?k-e ῡ...
At night Bam-e... 㿡...
This / That. I-g?t / K?-g?t. ̰/װ.
Here / There. Y?-gi / K?-gi. /ű.
Really? J?ng-mal-lyo? ?
How? ?-tt?-ke-yo? Կ?
Who? Nu-gu-yo? ?
What? Mw?t-yo? ?
When? ?n-je-yo? ?
Where? ?-di-yo? ?
Why? We-yo? ֿ?
What time is it? My?-sshi-ye-yo? ÿ?
Can you help me? Chom dowa-ju-shil ssu i- na-yo? ֽ ֳ?
How much is this? I-ge ?l-ma-ye-yo? ̰ 󸶿?
I feel sick. A-p'a-yo. Ŀ.
I need a doctor. ?i-sa-ga p'i-ryo-hae-yo. ǻ簡 ʿؿ.
I / me. Ch?. .
You. Dang-sheen. .
He / him. K?. .
She / her. K?-ny?. ׳.
We / us. Ch?-h?i. .
They / them. K? ?d?l. ׵.
One. Ha-na. / Il.* ϳ. / .
Two. Dool. / Ee.* . / .
Three. Set. / Sam.* . / .
Four. Net. / Sa.* . / .
Five. Da-s?t. / Oh.* ټ. / .
Six. Y?-s?t. / Ryuk.* . / .
Seven. Il-gope. / Chil.* ϰ. / ĥ.
Eight. Y?-d?l. / Pal.* . / .
Nine. A-hope. / Gu.* ȩ. / .
Ten. Y?l. / Ship.* . / .
*Korea has two numerical systems. The ones marked with an asterisk are more commonly used than the other ones, which are used mainly to count a quantity of something (i.e., how many people are in the group, how old you are, how many kilograms, etc.).
Hi! An-y?ng-ha-se-yo. ȳϼ .
Good morning! An-ny?ng-ha-se-yo? ȳϼ?
Good evening! An-ny?ng-ha-se-yo? ȳϼ?
How are you? Chal ji-nae- -yo? ?
I'm fine, thanks! Ne. Chal ji-nae- yo. . .
Good Chal ji-nae-ss?-yo. ¾.
So-So. K?-j? k?-rae-yo. ׷.
Thank you! Kam-sa-ham-ni-da! մϴ!
Thank you very much! N?-mu kam-sa-ham-ni-da! ʹ մϴ!
You're welcome! A-ni-e-yo. ƴϿ.
Hey buddy! Ya, ch'in-gu! (very informal) ! ģ!
I love you. Sa-rang-hae-yo. ؿ.
I missed you! Bo-go shi-p'?-ss?-yo. ;.
What's new? Py?l-li-ri ?p-ss?-sh?-ss?-yo? ̾?
Not much. Ne, ?p-ss?-ss?-yo. , .
Good night! An-y?ng-hi ju-mu-se-yo! ȳ ֹ!
See you later! Na-jung-e bwae-yo! ߿ Ŀ!
I have to go. Ka-bwa-ya dwoe-yo. ſ.
I will be right back! K?m-bang ga-tta ol-kke-yo. ݹ ò.
Good-bye! An-ny?ng-hi -ga-se-yo! ȳ !
In Korean, good-bye depends on the person youre speaking to: An-ny?ng-hi -ge-se-yo! ȳ 輼!
1. If the person you are saying good-bye to is leaving, then use this form.
2. If the person you are saying good-bye to is not leaving, then use this form.
Small talk
Do you speak English? Y?ng-? hal jul a-se-yo? ϼ?
Just a little. Cho-g?-myo. ݿ.
What's your name? I-r?-mi ?-tt?-k'e dwoe-se-yo? ̸  Ǽ?
My name is ... Ch?-n?n . . . i-e-yo. . . . ̿.
Nice to meet you! Manna-s? ban-gap-ss?m-ni-da! ݰϴ!
You're very kind! Ch'in-j?-ra-shi-ne-yo! ʹ ģϽó׿!
Where are you from? ?-di-s? o-shi?-ss?-yo? ̾?
I'm from Ch?-n?n ... e-s? wa-ss?-yo. ... Ծ.
America. Mi-guk. ̱.
Canada. Ke-na-da. ij.
England. Y?ng-guk. .
Ireland. Ai-lend. Ϸ.
New Zealand. New-jee-lend. .
Australia. Ho-ju. ȣ.
S. Africa. Nam-ah-pree-ka. ī
I'm American. Mi-gu-gin-i-e-yo. ̱ ̿.
Where do you live? ?-di sa-se-yo? 缼?
I live in the U.S. Ch?-n?n mi-guk-e-s? sa-ra-yo. ̱ ƿ.
Do you like it here? Y?-gi-ga cho-?-se-yo? Ⱑ ?
I like it. Jo-a-yo. ƿ.
I don't know. Mo-r?-ge-ss?-yo. 𸣰ھ.
How old are you? Nai-ga ?-tt?-k'e dwoe-se-yo? ̰  Ǽ?
I'm . . . years old. Ch?-n?n . . . sa-ri-e-yo. ...̿.