I came across this sample for the above phrase; when I tried it on google translate, I got 많지 않나요 ... which might be right, I suppose - it looks close, but Google translate seems off. Obviously in the first word for "a lot", but in the second word, in the recording I posted, it sounds like it should start with a "ᅵ" and not an "ᅡ" sound. Also of note, I couldn't find these words on Forvo (for example).

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    the recording says 많이 있네요
    – user17915
    Commented Sep 26, 2020 at 18:55
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    In addition, 많이 있네요 is not a question. I would use "많죠?" (pronunciation: 만ː초) to mean that question. Forvo has recordings for the words that have ever been asked to pronounce. Since a large number of Koreans use YouTube, YouGlish will help although captions are not all correct (for example, the subtitle may be a translation or automatically created caption; it may have typing errors).
    – Klmo
    Commented Sep 29, 2020 at 0:24

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If you wanted the literal meaning one, it would be “많지 않아요?”

However in the daily living lifestyle, there are many phrases that refers to the same meaning of “it’s a lot, isn’t it”.


  • 이거 많네요. (Speaker has a surprised feeling)
  • 이거 많은데요? (Speaker has a surprised feeling and wants to express it contrasting from other person that would have said that it’s not a lot)
  • 이거 많아요. 안 그래요? (Speaker wants the listener idea about the thing)

You might be able to use another translator at the same time.


많잖아, 안 그래?

When I translate Korean to English, google translator is a bit nicer. but Eng->Kor case, the Papago would be better to use.

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