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Useful Korean Phrases

Greetings and Common Courtesy

• Hello.
안녕하세요.
[Annyeong-haseyo.]
• Yes / No.
예 / 아니요.
[Ye / Aniyo.]
• Excuse me.
실례합니다.
[Sillye-hamnida.]
• Nice to meet you.
만나서 반가워요.
[Mannaseo bangawoyo.]
• Thank you.
감사합니다.
[Gamsa-hamnida.]
• I’m sorry.
미안합니다.
[Mian-hamnida.]
• Goodbye.
안녕히 가세요.
[Annyeonghi-gaseyo.]
• You’re welcome
천만에요.
[Cheonmaneyo.]
• Help.
도와주세요.
[Dowa-juseyo.]

Transportation

• Where is ......?
......이 어디 있습니까?
[......i eodi isseumnikka?]
• How long does it take to .....?
.....까지 시간이 얼마나 걸립니까?
[.....kkaji sigani eolmana geollimnikka?]
• Please take me to .....
.....으로 가주세요.
[.....euro gajuseyo.]
• Does this bus go to .....?
이 버스 ..... 갑니까?
[I beoseu ..... gamnikka?]
• Where can I get a taxi?
어디서 택시를 탈 수 있을까요?
[Eodiseo taeksireul talsu isseulkkayo?]
• Please stop here.
여기서 세워주세요.
[Yeogiseo sewo-juseyo.]

Shopping

• How much is it?
얼마입니까?
[Eolma-imnikka?]
• Do you take credit cards?
신용카드 받습니까?
[Sinyong kadeu batseumnikka?]
• I’d like to see this one.
이것을 보여주세요.
[Igeoseul boyeo juseyo.]
• Can I try it on?
입어볼 수 있나요?
[Ibeobol su innayo?]
• I’ll take this.
이것을 주십시오.
[Igeoseul jusipsiyo.]

Eating Out

• May I see menu, please?
메뉴 좀 보여주세요.
[Menyu jom boyeo-juseyo.]
• I’ll have that.
저것과 같은 것으로 주세요.
[Jeogeotgwa gateun-geoseuro juseyo.]
• What’s your house speciality?
이 집에서 잘하는 음식이 무엇이죠?
[I jibeseo jalhaneun eumsigi mueosijyo?]
• Could you bring me some more of this?
이것 조금 더 주세요.
[Igeot jogeum deo juseyo.]
• I would like to have bulgogi.
불고기 주세요.
[Bulgogi juseyo.]
• Don’t make it too spicy.
너무 맵지 않게 해주세요.
[Neomu maepji-anke hae-juseyo.]

Accommodations

• Do you have any vacancies?
빈 방 있습니까?
[Bin bang isseumnikka?]
• Could you give me a wake-up call at 6 a.m.?
아침 6시에 깨워주세요.
[Achim yeoseotsie kkaewojuseyo.]
• I would like to stay one more night.
방 청소 좀 해주세요.
[Bang cheongso jom haejuseyo.]
• I would like to stay one more night.
하루 더 묵고 싶습니다.
[Haru deo mukgo sipseumnida.]

Accommodations

0 [yeong]
1 일 / 하나 [il / hana]
2 이 / 둘 [i / dul]
3 삼 / 셋 [sam / set]
4 사 / 넷 [sa / net]
5 오 / 다섯 [o / daseot]
6 육 / 여섯 [yuk / yeoseot]
7 칠 / 일곱 [chil / ilgop]
8 팔 / 여덟 [pal / yeodeol]
9 구 / 아홉 [gu / ahop]
10 십 / 열 [sip / yeol]
20 이십 [isip]
100 [baek]
1.000 [cheon]

Numbers

Lost &Found 분실물 보관소 [Bunsilmul bogwanso]
Hospital 병원 [Byeongwon]
Police station 경찰서 [Gyeongchalseo]
Toilet 화장실 [Hwajangsil]
Pharmacy 약국 [Yakguk]
Bank 은행 [Eunhaeng]
Market 시장 [Sijang]
Restaurant 식당 [Sikdang]
Airport 공항 [Gonghang]
Subway 지하철 [Jihacheol]
Train station 기차역 [Gichayeok]
Convenience Store 편의점 [Pyeonuijeom]
This information is provided by the Korea Tourism Organization.