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Top 10 Korean Words

by Drew on December 4, 2013 1 comment

Planning a trip to Korea soon?  Studying Korean, or just have the urge to learn how to speak Korean?

Get a head start and start learning these Top 10 Korean words right now!   I promise you that they’ll come in handy when you’re in the country 😉

If you want to become conversational, then I highly recommend Beeline Langauges — it’s a great online class that’s both affordable and awesome!

1)   Hello— 안녕하세요  (ann-yeong-ha-se-yo)

2)   Goodbye to a person leaving — 안녕히 가세요 (ann-yeon-hee  GAH-se-yo)

3) Goodbye to a person staying — 안녕히 계세요 (ann-yeon-hee  GEH-se-yo)

4)   Yes— 네 (nay)

5)   No— 아니오 (an-nee-yo)

6)   Please— 제발 (jeh-bahl)  **not very commonly used. Korean’s don’t really say please because their dialect is so polite

7)   Thank You— 감사합니다 (kham-sah-ham-nee-da)

8)   Do You speak English?— 영어 말 할수있어요 (yeong-oh  mal  hal-su-ee-soh-yo?)

9)   Excuse me/pardon me— 실례합니다 (shill-leh-ham-nee-da)

10)  Cheers!— 건배! (geon- beh!)

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Hello! Since 2012, I've been traveling and partying my way around 74+ Countries. Shortly after I graduated from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, I took a job as an English Teacher in South Korea for 18 months. Now, I'm traveling and blogging full-time on a never-ending voyage around the world. Please comment with any questions you have, and feel free to join me on Snapchat & Instagram @drewbinsky :)

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