LEARN KOREAN LANGUAGE

Expressions

Greetings, Thanks and Other Expressions
(1) 안녕? An-nyeong?
(Very casual – not used among adults)
Hi!
(2) 안녕하세요? (Honorific)
An-nyeong-ha-se-yo?
How are you?
(3) 안녕하십니까? (Honorific, formal)
An-nyeong-ha-sim-ni-kka?
How are you?
(4) 만나서 반가워. (Casual)
Man-na-seo ban-ga-wo
Nice to meet you.
(5) 만나서 반갑습니다. (Formal)
Man-na-seo ban-gap-seum-ni-da
Pleased to meet you.
(6) 처음 뵙겠습니다. (Formal)
Cheo-eum boep-get-seum-ni-da.
It’s a pleasure to meet you.
(Lit. First time see you)
(7) 오래간만입니다. (Formal)
Oraeganmanimnida.
It’s been a long time.
(8) 오래간만이에요.
Oraeganmanieyo.
Long time no see.
(9) 어떻게 지내세요?
Eo-tteo-ke-ji-nae-se-yo?
How are you doing?
(10) 잘 지내요.
Jal-ji-nae-yo.
I am fine.
(11) 그저 그래요.
Geu-jeo-geu-rae-yo.
So-so.
(12) 또 뵙겠습니다. (Formal)
Tto-poep-ge-sseum-ni-da.
Hope to see you again.
(13) 미안합니다. (Formal)
Mi-an-ham-ni-da.
I’m sorry.
(14) 늦어서 미안합니다. (Formal)
Neoj-eo-seo mi-an-ham-ni-da.
I am sorry, I’m late.
(15) 괜찮습니다. (Formal)
Gwaen-chan-sseum-ni-da.
It’s all right.
(16) 괜찮아. (Casual)
Gwaen-chan-a-yo.
It’s O.K.
(17) 감사합니다.
Gam-sa-ham-ni-da.
Thank you.
(18) 고맙습니다.
Go-map-seum-ni-da.
Thank you.
(19) 고마워. (Casual)
Go-ma-wo.
Thanks.
(20) 뭘요.
Mwol-yo.
You’re welcome.
(21) 아니예요.
A-ni-ye-yo.
You’re welcome.
(Lit. It is not.)
(22) 네/예.
Ne/Ye.
Yes.
(23) 응/어.
Eung/eo.
Yeah.
(24) 저기요.
Jeo-gi-yo.
Excuse me.
(25) 잠깐만요/잠시만요.
Jam-kkan-man-yo/Jam-si-man-yo.
Wait a minute, please.
(26) 아니요/ 아뇨.
A-ni-yo/A-nyo.
No.
(27) 아니.
A-ni.
Nope./Nah.
(28) 잘 가. (Casual)
Jal ga.
Goodbye
(to someone leaving)
(29) 안녕히 가세요. (Honorific)
An-nyeong-hi ga-se-yo.
Goodbye
(to someone leaving)
(30) 안녕히 가십시오.(Honorific, formal)
An-nyeong-hi ga-sip-si-o.
Goodbye
(to someone leaving)
(31) 잘 있어. (Casual)
Jal iss-eo.
Goodbye
(to someone staying)
(32) 안녕히 계세요. (Honorific)
An-nyeong-hi gye-se-yo.
Goodbye
(to someone staying)
(33) 안녕히 계십시오.(Honorific, formal)
An-nyeong-hi gye-sip-si-o.
Goodbye
(to someone staying)

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