More Korean Greetings

Be aware YES or NO in Korean:

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When you would like to say "Yes", you can say this. This is a polite expression.

 ne    ye

Yes.

 

When you would like to say "No", you can say this.

아니요 aniyo

No.

However, if the questioner's assumption can be seen as negative, and you agree with the negative assumption, please answer "Yes". If you disagree with the assumption, please answer "No". To avoid confusion, it would be safer to add what it was assumed.

한국 친구가 없어요? 
(You do not have any Korean friends, do you?)

아니요, 있어요. (Actually, I do)

네, 없어요. (No, I don't have any.)

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Understand?:

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When you express your understanding, you can say these. These are polite expressions.

알겠어요.  algess-eoyo.

I understand.

 

모르겠어요.  moleugess-eoyo.

I don't understand.

When you go to bed:

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When you go to bed, you can say this. This is a polite expression.

안녕히 주무세요. annyeonghi jumuseyo.

Good Night.

When you say good night to your friends, you can say this.

잘 자!  jal ja!

Night! 

Very Korean greetings:

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When you express your appreciation to someone, you can say this. This is a polite expression. There are two possible situations.

잘 부탁합니다. jal butaghabnida.

1) Please to meet you. (Used with self-introduction)

There is another meaning for this expression.

2) Thank you in advance. (When you ask something)

To your friends, you still can use this expression as a shortened version.

잘 부탁해.  jal butaghae

Thanks! 

When you eat:

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When you express your appreciation of the meal and start eating, you can say this. This is a polite expression.

잘 먹겠습니다.  jal meok kkessseubnida

Thank you for the meal. (I will enjoy it.)

When you express your appreciation of the meal after eating, you can say this.

잘 먹었습니다.  jal meog-eossseubnida.

Thank you for the meal. It was a great meal.

Express your apologies:

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You can use this expression to express your sincere apologies. This is a polite expression.

죄송합니다. joesonghabnida.

My apologies. / I'm sorry.

When you would like to say this to your friends, you can say this.

미안해. mianhae.

Sorry.