Why are there two ways to say numbers in Korean?
There are two sets of numbers in Korean: the native Korean system and the Sino-Korean system. The native numbers are used for numbers of items (1-99) and age, while the Sino-Korean system is based on Chinese numbers and are used for dates, money, addresses, phone numbers, and numbers above 100.
How do you say 3 30 in Korean?
Sae shi samshipbooneaeyo. It is 3:30.
What does 3 mean in Korean?
1 – 일 (il) 2 – 이 (i) 3 – 삼 (sam) 4 – 사 (sa) 5
How do you say 1000 in Korean?
There is a word for “1,000” in Korean and English. It is “천” and “one thousand” respectively. There is a word for “10,000” in Korean (“만”), but there is not a separate word for this in English. We just use the previous denomination “thousand” with “ten” to say “ten thousand.”
What is WHO Korean?
Who in Korean – 누구 (nugu) If you want to know someone’s name or identity, you can ask “who” in Korean as 누구 (nugu).
How do you ask age in Korean?
You can also ask someone’s Korean age by using this question: 나이가 어떻게 되세요? (naiga eotteoke doeseyo?) How old are you?
What is your name in Korean?
What is your name? 이름이 뭐에요? What is your name?
How do you use Korean numbers?
To form double-digit numbers using Sino-Korean numbers, you just have to combine the number words from 1 to 10. So in the first example, to make twenty, we use the words that refer to 2 (이) and 10 (십), and to make 21, we add the word that refers to 1 (일) to 20. It’s that simple.
What is my age in Korean numbers?
You will most likely use the Sino-Korean numbers instead of the native Korean numbers. Again, you don’t have to use the Sino-Korean numbers for ages 50-99. However, most Koreans prefer to use numbers 50-99 with Sino-Korean numbers. For the number 100 which is pronounced as bek (백), you must use Sino-Korean numbers.