Questions tagged [greeting]
A greeting is a polite phrase of welcome or recognition upon meeting someone or when beginning a letter.
What is the meaning of 또 만나요?
I've the following simple sentence: "저는 로한이에요. 또 만나요". Which is supposed to mean " I am Rohan. See you again". Many tutorials specifically translates "또 만나요" as "see ...
Why the verb 'meet' is not at the end in the sentence 만나서 반갑습니다?
This sentence: '만나서 반갑습니다' means 'I am glad to meet you'. The word '만나서' means 'meet' and then '반갑습니다' if we takes its dictionary base form '반갑다' means 'glad or joyful'. 만나서 is a verb and 반갑다 is an ...
How to translate these wedding introductions into Korean?
A friend of mine is going to marry a Korean husband. She knew I knew Korean so she wanted me to translate some introductory sentences of her wedding, but my Korean is not good enough to translate long ...
How is the common Korean greeting, "have you had lunch?" spelled?
I'm working through Korean Pimsleur and they mentioned that a common greeting in Korean is "have you had lunch?", but I can't seem to find the correct spelling. It sounds like 점심 튜셨어요 or 점심 드셨어요. ...
How to say "welcome back" in Korean?
Google translate suggests "다시 환영", but that seems to me to emphasise that the welcome is being given again, rather than that the person being greeted is returning. Is there a more natural way to say ...
The way to respond to 안녕하세요?
In South Korea, when you eat at a cheap eating establishment (in "cheap" I mean such establishments where one menu costs about 5,000 KRW to 12,000 KRW and usually in a bit old establishment) and ...
Saying "goodbye" in an elevator
When you are leaving an elevator and other people are still in the elevator, how do you say goodbye? Also, what about the reverse situation when you are staying in the elevator. How does it change if ...
different ways of saying goodbye / farewell
In Korean I learned 2 ways of saying goodbye: 안녕히 계세요. When I'm leaving and other people are staying. or 안녕히 가세요. When I'm staying and other people are leaving. So what should I say when I'm ...
What is a good friendly way to say 'goodbye' to my mother or father in law on the phone?
Finishing with 안녕히 계십시오 or 주말 잘 보내세요 sounds extremely stilted and formal to me when they are just saying '안녕!' to me. How can I show respect and still sound friendly and cheerful when saying goodbye? ...
Why isn't 안녕합니다 a proper response?
Or is it? The most common all purpose greeting in Korean is 안녕하세요/안녕하십니까? 안녕하세요. The initiator of the greeting uses it as a question and the receiver responds as an answer. Why isn't the ...
How is 들어가다 used as a farewell greeting?
From what I understand 들어가다 means "to go inside" (with 들어오다 meaning come inside) But I have seen conversations like this is basic Korean books: 가: 먼저 들어가겠습니다. 안녕히 계세요. 나: 안녕히 가세요. 조심히 들어가세요....