Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Basic Conversation Korean (phonetically)

je sogaeleul hagess-eoyo. Let me introduce myself.
jagisogaeleul hae bobsida. Let's introduce ourselves.
banghaehago sipji anh-ayo. I don't want to bother you.
jeoneun yaegi hago sip-eoyo. I want to talk to you.
yeogie gat-i anj-eusillaeyo? Can I have a seat here with you?
yeong-eoleul cham jalhaseyo. You speak English really well!
eodieseo osyeoss-eoyo? Where are you from?
eoneu nala salam-ieyo? What nationality are you?
hangug-e onji eolmana doeeoss-eoyo? How long have you been in Korea?
eonje hangug-e osyeoss-eoyo? When did you come to Korea?
jeoneun hangug-e meomuneun geos-i joh-ayo. I like staying in Korea.
hangug-eseo museun il-eul haeyo? What work are you doing in Korea?
hangug salamdeul-i jeoleul dowajwoyo. Korean people help me.
hangug salamdeul-i chinjeolhaeyo. Korean people are kind.
hangugmal jogeum haeyo. I can speak a little Korean.
naneun hangug-eoleul baeugo yeong-eoleul galeuchyeoyo. I learn Korean and teach English. hangug-eo gongbuga jaemiiss-eoseo yeolsimhi haeyo. Studying Korean is interesting so I study hard.
oegug-eo gongbuneun sigan-i manh-i geollyeoyo. It takes a lot of time to learn a foreign language.
maeil jogeumssig jisig-i ssah-yeoyo. Every day I gain a little bit of knowledge.
naneun baeuneunde ppallayo. I'm a fast learner.
mueos-eul saeng-gaghago iss-eoyo? What are you thinking about?
wae geuleohge simgaghaeyo? What makes you so serious?
mueos-i munjeingayo? What's the problem?
aegiga gil-eoyo. It's a long story.
oneul-eun neomu gil-eoss-eoyo. Today was a long day.
hagsaengdeul-i hangsang bulpyeonghaeyo. The students are always complaining.
naneun seuteuleseuleul badgo iss-eoyo. I am under a lot of stress.
chwihalyeogo haeyo. I'm going to get drunk.
geogjeonghaji maseyo. Don't worry!
neomu gidaehaji maseyo. Don't expect too much.
hangug-eseo salgo sipji anh-ayo? Do you not want to live in Korea?
eodi sal-ayo? Where do you live?
yeogiseo meol-eoyo? Is it far from here?
maeu gakkawoyo. Very near.
maeu meol-eoyo. Very far.
eoneu geonmul-e salgo iss-eoyo? What building do you live in?
jeoneun gwanjeodong-e sal-ayo. I live in Kwanchodong.
nolleo oseyo. Come and see me (sometime).
jeoneun incheon-eulo isa gayo. I am moving to Incheon.
incheon-eseo olaesdong-an sal-ass-eoyo. I have lived in Incheon for a long time.
ilbon-eseo salgo sip-eossjiman mos haess-eoyo. I wanted to live in Japan but never did.
chodaehae jusyeoseo gamsahabnida. Thank you for inviting me.
dangsin-eul dasi mannagil gidaehaeyo. I'm looking forward to seeing you again.
saeng-il chughahaeyo. Happy Birthday!
jeonhwa kkog haseyo. Please be sure and call.
jom deo jaju mannabsida. Let's meet more often.
jeulgeoun sigan-eul bonaess-eoyo? Did you have a good time?
geuleohgomalgoyo. Sure / Certainly
kkum-i mwo-eyo? What's your dream?
naui kkum-eun bujaga doeneun geos-ieyo. My dream is to be rich.
jeoui kkum-eun segyeleul yeohaenghaneun geos-ieyo . My dream is to travel the world.
jeoneun moheom-eul joh-ahaeyo. I love adventure.
museun jig-eob-eul gajigo sip-eoyo? What do you want to be?
ajig-eun hwagsilhaji anh-ayo, I am not sure yet.
ajig moleugess-eoyo. It's too early to tell.
gyosuga doego sip-eoyo. I want to become a professor.
wae ______i/ga doego sip-eoyo? Why do you want to be a ______?
naneun hangug-eo chaeg-eul sseulyeogo haeyo. I plan on writing a Korean language textbook.
joh-eun gihoeleul nangbihaji maseyo. Don't waste a good opportunity.
joh-eun gihoeleul nohchiji maseyo. Don't loose a good opportunity.
bujalago hangsang haengboghaji anh-ayo. The rich are not always happy.
jasin-eul mid-eoboseyo! Believe in yourself!
geungjeongjeog-in sagoneun jung-yohaeyo. Positive thinking is important.
sigan-i geollyeoyo. It takes time.
nolyeog-i deul-eoyo. It takes effort.
hangugmallo seolmyeonghal su eobs-eoyo. I can't explain it in Korean.
museun tteus-ieyo? What do you mean by that?
naneun honlanseuleowoyo. I am confused.
naega neomu babo gat-ayo. I feel so foolish.
migugsalam-egeneun isanghaeyo. This is strange for Americans.
hangug munhwaneun migug munhwawa maeu dallayo. Korean culture is very different from American culture.
dangsingwa jeo saieneun byeog-i iss-eoyo. There is a wall between you and I.
jeon dong-uihaji anh-ayo. I don't agree.
jeon dangsin-ui saeng-gaggwa dallayo. I think differently than you.
gihoeleul juseyo. Give me a chance.
nahante hwanass-eoyo? Are you mad at me?
je jalmos-ieyo. I am to blame.
gamjeong-eul sanghage hal tteus-eun anieoss-eoyo. I didn't mean to hurt your feelings.
geunyang nongdam-ieoss-eoyo. It was just a joke.
yeuileul gajchwojuseyo. Please mind your manners.
dangsin-ui aedeul-eun hag-won-e danyeoyo? Do your children go to hagwon?
yeong-eoleul jalhaneun salam-eun deo manh-eun gihoega iss-eoyo. People who can speak English well have more opportunities.
ilbanjeog-eulo yeong-eoleul jalhaneun salam-eun don-eul deo manh-i beol-eoyo. People who can speak English generally earn more money.
geuneun gyeongheom-i issneun seonsaengnim-ieyo. He is an experienced teacher.
geuneun sunyeongan hagsaengdeul-eul galeuchyeo wass-eoyo. He has taught for many years.
geuneun jeoboda gyeongheom-i manh-ayo. He has more experience than me.
aideul-eul galeuchyeobon gyeongheom-i iss-euseyo? Do you have any experience teaching children?
geuui jineung-eun botongboda ttwieonayo. His intelligence is above average.
geuneun budeuleoun ma-eum-eul gajgo iss-eoyo. He has a kind heart.
joh-eun chinguleul alge doeeo gippeoyo. I am happy to have such a good friend.
eolma dong-an hangug-e sal-ass-eoyo? For how long have you been living in Korea?
hangug saenghwal-e igsughaeyo. I've gotten used to life in Korea.
don-eul mo-eulyeogo hangug-e wass-eoyo. I came to Korea to save money.
don-eun hangsang bujoghaeyo. Money is always in short supply.
gananhaeyo. I am broke (I am poor)
jega jom naajyeossnayo? Have I improved?
je jindoneun neulyeoyo. My progress has been slow.
joh-eun gyeolgwaneun eodji moshaess-eoyo. I'm not getting very good results.
dangsin-eun jasin-eul jalangseuleowohaeya dwaeyo. You should be proud of yourself.
jeoneun dangsin-i jalangseuleowoyo. I am proud of you.
jung-gug-eoga eolyeobdago deul-eoss-eoyo. I've heard that Chinese is difficult.
jeoneun hangsang saeloun geosdeul-eul baeugo sip-eoyo. I always want to learn new things.
eohag-eul jalhaeyo. I'm good at languages.
nolyeog-i pil-yohaeyo. It requires effort.
jeoneun myeochgaji jung-yohan hangugmalman algo iss-eoyo. I only know a few important Korean phrases.
jega malhal su issneun geos-e hangyega iss-eul geoyeyo. There's a limit to what I can say (in Korean).
iyagiui beom-wiga jag-ayo. My range of conversation is small.
yaegi jeulgeowoss-eoyo. I enjoyed talking to you.
dangsin-eun jeoleul gibun johge haeyo. You cheer me up.
yagsog-eul jikyeoya haeyo. I have to keep a promise.
iljjig jaya dwaeyo. I should go to sleep early.
jago sip-eoyo. I feel like going to bed.
eotteohge bulleoya haeyo? What should I call you?
butag-i jom iss-eoyo. I have a favor to ask of you.
je chinguleul sogaehalkkayo? May I introduce my friend?
eotteohge seolo alge dwaess-eoyo? How do you know each other?
jeonhwabeonholeul algo sip-eoyo. I'd like to know your telephone number.
gat-i sanchaeghallaeyo? Will you take a walk with me?
dambae piseyo? Do you smoke? sul han jan salgeyo. Let me buy you a drink.
mueos-eul saeng-gaghago iss-eoyo? What are you thinking about?
yojeum mwo sijaghan geo iss-eoyo? So what's new in your life?
jeoneun sosimhaeyo. I am timid.
hanbeon haebogo sip-eoyo. I would like to try it.
hae bulgeyo. I'll try it.
dangsin-eun jeolm-eo boyeoyo. You look young.
naneun dangsinboda naiga manh-ayo. I am older than you.
jeon sang-gwan-eobs-eoyo. I don't care.
naiga eotteohge doeyo? What is your age?
dong-gab-ieyo. You are the same age as me.
dangsin-eun oneul maeu simgaghae boyeoyo. You look so serious today.
iljjigbuteo sul masyeoss-eoyo. I started drinking early (today).
pogihaess-eoyo. I gave up.
silpae haess-eoyo! I failed!
ajig nal-i balg-eunde sul-eul eotteohge masyeoyo? How can you drink while it's still light out?
jeoneun naeil sogaeting-i gidae dwaeyo. I am expecting a blind date tomorrow.
kadeuleul ilh-eobeolyeoss-eoyo. I lost my (bank) card.
don-i da tteol-eojyeoss-eoyo. My money is all gone.
cham andwaessgun-yo! That's too bad!
don jom billyeojul su iss-eoyo? Could you please lend me some money?
geuleohgomalgoyo. Sure
dang-yeonhajiyo. Certainly
jega chung-go jom halgeyo. Let me give you some advice.
bujeongjeog-in sagoneun nappayo. Negative thinking is bad.
don-eul moayo. I save money.
dangsin-eun jeoleul gibun johge haeyo. You cheer me up.
gat-i geol-eulkkayo? Shall we walk there together?
jeoneun jinsilhan chinguleul wonhaeyo. I wish for a true friend.
tonghwa manh-i haseyo? Do you talk on the phone a lot?
dangsin-eun joh-eun gieog-eul gajigo iss-eoyo? Do you have a good memory?
salang-e ppajyeo bonjeog iss-euseyo? Have you ever been in love?
eodie sojil-i iss-eoyo? What's your special talent?
yolihaneun geo joh-ahaseyo? Do you like cooking?
museun eumsig-eul mandeul su iss-eoyo? What kind of food can you make?
yeogaleul eotteohge bonaeseyo? What do you do in your leisure time?
swineun nal-eun mwo haeyo? What do you do on your time off?
oegug-eoleul baeuneun de gwansim-i issnayo? Are you interested in learning foreign languages?
oneul gongbuleul manh-i haeseo heumushaeyo. Today I studied a lot so I feel satisfied.
saeng-il-i eonjeyeyo? When is your birthday?
wa jusyeoseo gamsahabnida. Thank you for coming.
jigeum eodie meomuleuseyo? Where are you staying now?
jeoneun chincheogjib-e meomuleugo iss-eoyo. I'm staying at a relative's house.
ulineun seoul-eseo taeeonago jalass-eoyo. We were born and raised in Seoul.
jeoleul al-aboji moshagess-eoyo? Don't you recognize me?
meoli kkakk-ass-eoyo? Did you get your hair cut?
jeon nunchi mos chaess-eoyo. I didn't notice.
geunyeoneun sal-i manh-i ppajyeossjiyo? Has she lost a lot of weight?
manh-eun oegug salamdeul-i hangug-e waseo sal-i jjyeoyo. Many foreigners gain weight in Korea.
sal-eul ppaego sip-eoyo. I want to lose weight.
sal-eul ppaeneun joh-eun bangbeob-i mwo-eyo? What's a good method to lose weight?
geu namjaneun kiga keoyo. That man is tall.
geu yeojaneun kiga jag-ayo. That woman is short.
geu namjaneun ttungttunghaeyo. That man is fat.
geu namjaneun mallass-eoyo. That man is thin.
geunyeoneun daliga gil-eoyo. She has long legs.
geuneun eokkaega neolb-eoyo. He has wide shoulders.
hangug salamdeul-eun maeu mallass-eoyo. Korean people are very thin.
eomma dalm-ass-eoyo? Do you resemble your mother?
appa dalm-ass-eoyo? Do you resemble your father?
hyeonsuneun changmun an-eul bwass-eoyo. Hyonsu looked in the window.
geuneun mun-eul dudeulyeoss-eoyo. He knocked on the door.
minhwaneun mun-eul yeol-eoss-eoyo. Minwha opened the door.
hyeonsuneun gyosil an-eulo deul-eogass-eoyo. Hyonsu walked into the classroom.
minhwaneun mun-eul dad-ass-eoyo. Minwha closed the door.
seonsaengnim-eun chilpan-eul galikyeoss-eoyo. The teacher pointed at the board.
hyeonsuneun chilpan-eul jiwoss-eoyo. Hyonsu erased the board.
seonsaengnim-eun us-eoss-eoyo. The teacher smiled.
geunyeoneun hyeonsuege gomawohaess-eoyo. She thanked Hyonsu.
eoje mwo hasyeoss-eoyo? What did you do yesterday?
jib-eul cheongsohaess-eoyo. I cleaned the apartment.
sueob-eul junbihaess-eoyo. I prepared a lesson.
jajeongeoleul gochyeoss-eoyo. I fixed my bicycle.
saeng-il seonmul-eul manh-i bad-ass-eoyo. I got many birthday presents.
eoje yagu gugyeong-eul haess-eoyo. I watched a baseball game yesterday.
jib-eman iss-eoss-eoyo. I only stayed home.
seoul jal danyeowass-eoyo? Did you have a good time going around to Seoul?
oneul iljjig il-eonass-eoyo. I got up early today.
oneul neujge il-eonass-eoyo. I got up late today.
beoseuleul gidalyeoss-eoyo. I waited for the bus.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

kumapta! i really wanted to learn basic korean phrases... :)

Michelle said...

This is very helpful and succinct. Thank you for making it available to all!

Unknown said...

How to say "I am sad", "I am happy", "today","yesterday","tomorrow" "the next day", "the day after tomorrow", "this weekend", "next week", "for the next 2 weeks"

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