- 1 What is the formal way of saying what in Korean?
- 2 What does Andwae mean?
- 3 What does Jaljinaeyo mean?
- 4 What does Anyeong mean?
- 5 What is Wae Korean?
- 6 What is the meaning of Ottoke in Korean?
- 7 What does Geurae mean?
- 8 What does Mola mean in Korean?
- 9 What does Pangapsumnida mean?
- 10 What does Yeoboseyo mean?
- 11 What does Yobo mean in Korean?
- 12 Why do Korean say ah?
What is the formal way of saying what in Korean?
There are multiple ways for how to say ‘what’ in Korean, depending on the context. However, the most basic way to say ‘what’ in Korean is 뭐 (mwo). 뭐 is what you would use when simply posing the question ‘What? ‘ It is shortened from the noun 무엇 (mueot), which also means ‘what’ in Korean.
What does Andwae mean?
안돼 (andwae) is an objection to an action or a behavior meaning “ no, don’t do that ” or “you can’t do that”, as in you’re not allowed to do something.
What does Jaljinaeyo mean?
The proper response 99% of the time is ‘Jaljinaeyo (잘지내요)’, which means ‘ I’m fine ‘. You can also say ‘Jal jinaeseyo (잘 지내세요)’, which means either ‘How are you? ‘ if spoken as a question, or ‘Take care’ if said as a statement.
What does Anyeong mean?
The rough translation of anyong, the initiator for saying hello in Korean, is ” I hope you are well ” or “please be well.” As the most informal greeting in Korean, anyong could be compared to saying “hey” or “what’s up” in English.
What is Wae Korean?
Means “Why” in Korean. Wae is an informal and casual way to say why in the Korean language and Wae-yo is a formal way to say why in the Korean language. Wae/We 왜 is usually used When you are angry, upset, confused, and it is used with friends and younger ones.
What is the meaning of Ottoke in Korean?
Ottoke means ‘ what do I do?’ / ‘what should I do?’
What does Geurae mean?
Geurae has different meanings. It can mean ‘ really’, ‘sure’, ‘alright’, and ‘then’.
What does Mola mean in Korean?
April 10, 2012. MOLLA (몰라) means ” I don’t know.” This is informal so use this version towards friends and those younger than you.
What does Pangapsumnida mean?
In this Olympic season, they have been skating to the North Korean song “Pangapsumnida,” meaning “nice to meet you” in their exhibition program. They are the first skaters from North Korea to win a medal at an ISU competition.
What does Yeoboseyo mean?
This posting is from the blog ‘Organic Korean. When the phone rings, Koreans say “여보세요[yeoboseyo].” It is a Korean way of saying ‘Hello’ on the phone.
What does Yobo mean in Korean?
‘ In Korean, ‘yobo’ means ‘ darling ‘. Yobbo or yob is a working-class slang word for anyone who is uncouth or thuggish. The term comes from a back slang reading of the word “child” (boy or boyo becomes yob or, slightly changed, yobbo when reversed).
Why do Korean say ah?
아 (ah) / 야 (ya) Two suffixes that are often added to emphasize you calling out to someone. For example, if you want to catch the attention of your friend 재민 (Jae-min), you may say “재민아!” (Jae-min-ah). 야 is also used for good friends or those who are younger or in a lower position than you.