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Korean Greetings and Introductions

– Essential words and phrases to know –


Learn the essentials of Korean easily with this vocabulary list that contains all the most basic words and phrases used in Korean for greetings and Introductions, with their english translations. If you’re a beginner, it will come in handy to review or learn Korean by yourself before traveling, or if you want to enrich and improve your Korean vocabulary to better express yourself in writing and speaking!

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Hello ์•ˆ๋…•ํ•˜์‹ญ๋‹ˆ๊นŒ annyeonghasibnikka
Good morning! ์ข‹์€ ์•„์นจ! joh-eun achim!
Good afternoon! ์•ˆ๋…•ํ•˜์„ธ์š”! annyeonghaseyo!
Hi ์•ˆ๋…• annyeong
Good evening ์ข‹์€ ์ €๋…์ด์—์š” joh-eun jeonyeog-ieyo
Good night ์•ˆ๋…•ํžˆ ์ฃผ๋ฌด์„ธ์š” annyeonghi jumuseyo
Sleep well ์ž˜ ์ž jal ja
How are you? ์ž˜ ์ง€๋‚ด๊ณ  ์žˆ๋‚˜์š”? jal jinaego issnayo?
Iโ€™m fine, thank you. ๋‚œ ๊ดœ์ฐฎ์•„, ๊ณ ๋งˆ์›Œ. nan gwaenchanh-a, gomawo.
How about you? ๋‹น์‹ ์€ ์–ด๋–ค๊ฐ€์š”? dangsin-eun eotteongayo?
Nice to meet you. ๋งŒ๋‚˜์„œ ๋ฐ˜๊ฐ‘์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. mannaseo bangabseubnida.
Nice to meet you too. ์ €๋„ ๋งŒ๋‚˜์„œ ๋ฐ˜๊ฐ€์›Œ์š”. jeodo mannaseo bangawoyo.
Likewise ๋น„์Šทํ•˜๊ฒŒ biseushage
Itโ€™s good to see you. ๋งŒ๋‚˜์„œ ๋ฐ˜๊ฐ‘์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. mannaseo bangabseubnida.
Nice to see you again. ๋‹ค์‹œ ๋ตˆ์„œ ์ข‹๋„ค์š”. dasi boeseo johneyo.
Pleased to meet you. ๋งŒ๋‚˜์„œ ๋ฐ˜๊ฐ‘์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. mannaseo bangabseubnida.
How nice to see you! ๋งŒ๋‚˜์„œ ๋ฐ˜๊ฐ‘์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค! mannaseo bangabseubnida!
Whatโ€™s up? ๋ฌด์Šจ ์ผ์ด์•ผ? museun il-iya?
What brings you here? ์—ฌ๊ธฐ์—์„œ ๋‹น์‹ ์„ ์ œ๊ณตํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค? yeogieseo dangsin-eul jegonghabnida?
When youโ€™re leaving
Goodbye ์•ˆ๋…• annyeong
I hope weโ€™ll meet again. ์šฐ๋ฆฌ๊ฐ€ ๋‹ค์‹œ ๋งŒ๋‚  ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ๊ธฐ๋ฅผ ๋ฐ”๋ž๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. uliga dasi mannal su issgileul balabnida.
Iโ€™ve got to go. ๊ฐ€์•ผ ํ•ด์š”. gaya haeyo.
It was good meeting you. ๋งŒ๋‚˜์„œ ๋ฐ˜๊ฐ€์› ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. mannaseo bangawossseubnida.
It was great seeing you again. ๋‹ค์‹œ ๋งŒ๋‚˜ ๋ฐ˜๊ฐ€์› ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. dasi manna bangawossseubnida.
It was great to catch up! ๋”ฐ๋ผ์žก๊ธฐ ์ข‹์•˜์–ด์š”! ttalajabgi joh-ass-eoyo!
See you again sometime. ์–ธ์  ๊ฐ€ ๋‹ค์‹œ ๋ณด์ž. eonjenga dasi boja.
See you in the morning ์•„์นจ์— ๋ด achim-e bwa
See you later ๋‚˜์ค‘์— ๋ด์š” najung-e bwayo
See you soon ๊ณง ๋ด์š” god bwayo
See you tomorrow ๋‚ด์ผ ๋ด์š” naeil bwayo
See you tonight ์˜ค๋Š˜ ๋ฐค์— ๋ณด์ž oneul bam-e boja
Sleep well ์ž˜ ์ž jal ja
Take care. ์ž˜ ์ง€๋‚ด์„ธ์š”. jal jinaeseyo.
Other greetings
Bless you ์ถ•๋ณตํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค chugboghabnida
Cheers! ๊ฑด๋ฐฐ! geonbae!
Farewell ์ž‘๋ณ„ jagbyeol
Good luck! ํ–‰์šด์„ ๋น•๋‹ˆ๋‹ค! haeng-un-eul bibnida!
Talk to you soon ๊ณง ์–˜๊ธฐํ•ด god yaegihae
Welcome ์–ด์„œ ์˜ค์‹ญ์‹œ์˜ค eoseo osibsio
Well done! ์ž˜ํ–ˆ์–ด์š”! jalhaess-eoyo!

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