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안녕하세요. 에이미에요. 반가워요.
Hi everybody! I’m Amy.
Welcome to KoreanClass101.com’s 삼분 한국어. The fastest, easiest, and most fun way to learn Korean.
In the last lesson, we learned how to thank people by saying 감사합니다 and 고마워. In this lesson we’ll learn some of the most common greetings used in Korea.
Are you ready? Then let’s start!
The most common informal greeting is:
안녕
[slowly] 안녕
안녕 means "peace." We say it when we meet someone and also when we leave—but only to a friend or someone younger than us.
The more standard greeting that you’ll hear a lot in Korea is
안녕하세요
[slowly] 안녕하세요
Literally, 안녕하세요 means "Are you at peace?" We use it to say hello when we meet someone. It's technically a question, but we don't always say it that way.
안녕하세요
Because 안녕하세요 is technically a question, some people answer it with 예, which mean "yes," before replying with the same question: "안녕하세요"
When it's time to leave, we have a couple different ways to say goodbye. If you're leaving and the other person's staying, say:
안녕히 계세요.
[slowly] 안녕히 계세요.
계세요 means "Please stay," so 안녕히 계세요 literally means "Please stay peacefully."
A casual version of 안녕히 계세요 is:
잘 있어.
잘 means "well," and 있어 means “stay” in informal, so 잘 있어 just means "Stay well."
[slowly] 잘있어.
If the other person is leaving, say:
안녕히 가세요.
[slowly] 안녕히 가세요.
가세요 means "Please go," so 안녕히 가세요 literally means "Please go peacefully."
A casual version of 안녕히 가세요 is:
잘 가.
잘 means "well," and 가 means “go” in informal. So 잘 가 just means "Go well."
[slowly] 잘가.
Now you know lots of ways to greet people in Korean! Let’s review them all once again.
To greet someone casually: 안녕
To greet someone respectfully: 안녕하세요.
To say goodbye respectfully, when you are leaving and the other person is staying: 안녕히 계세요.
To say goodbye casually, when you’re leaving: 잘 있어.
To say goodbye respectfully, when the other person is leaving: 안녕히 가세요.
To say goodbye casually, when the other person is leaving: 잘가.
During the next lesson we’ll learn the meaning of the phrase 영어를 할수 있어요? Do you already know it? We'll be waiting to talk about it with you in our new 삼분 한국어 lesson.
여러분, 안녕히 계세요! 다음에 봐요!

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Hi Vishal!


Thank you for your comment.

Your name in Hangul would be 비샬(bi-shal).

Regarding 'V' sound, please see this lesson: 'F and V in Korean'.

(https://www.koreanclass101.com/lesson/absolute-beginner-questions-answered-by-jae-11-how-do-i-say-f-and-v-in-korean/)


Feel free to ask if you have other query. Thanks!


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Jiye

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vishal
Sunday at 10:30 PM
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Hello, please can you tell me what would my name be in Hangul? My name is Vishal. Thank you

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Tuesday at 08:12 AM
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Hi Abbey,


Thanks for posting. Regarding the dashboard, you may need to email contactus@koreanclass101.com for clarification.

In the meanwhile, here is a lesson link that may be of help:


https://www.koreanclass101.com/lesson/newbie-3-thank-you/


Regarding your question for 안녕, it literally means 'to be well', and is used to greet people (hello and goodbye). Some examples:

안녕하세요 -->hello

안녕히 가세요 -->goodbye (when the listener is leaving)

안녕히 계세요-->goodbye (when the speaker is leaving)


Hope this was of help!

Cheers,

Lyn

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Abbey
Tuesday at 05:32 AM
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Anthony is right, in the order we have on the dashboard, we still don't see how to say 'thank you'. So i guess the order is different for us going through the dashboard?

Also, I took the quiz after this lesson and I got that 'annyeong' is also used to say bye in an informal way.. is this right? it says it means See you. Thanks!

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Friday at 10:59 PM
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Hi Errol,


Thank you for posting. Let's take a look at what you wrote:


We study 한국어 together.

-->한국어를 같이 공부하고 있어요.


다음에 만납니다.

-->다음에 만나요.(informal-formal)/다음에 만납시다.(formal)


Best,

Lyn

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Errol Flynn
Friday at 12:33 AM
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안녕하세요, 여러분.

에롤입니다.

반갑습니다.

We study 한국어 together.


안녕히 계세요.

다음에 만납니다.

대단히 감사합니다.

KoreanClass101.com Verified
Monday at 09:22 PM
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안녕하세요 Anthony,


The previous lesson had the title Korean Manners and the description: "Learn how to say thank you." Are you sure you are going in order if you haven't seen that yet?


You can go back by clicking on the previous lesson arrow button. It's right under the video window.


Kind regards,

레벤테 (Levente)

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Anthony
Wednesday at 09:32 AM
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The video starts with "In the last lesson we learned how to thank people" " I didn't have that lesson. ???? I'm going in the order that's shown but it will be difficult to build on things I haven't been taught.

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Sunday at 06:43 AM
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안녕하세요 줄리,


You're welcome. We are happy to have you here. Feel free to contact us if you have any other questions. 😉


Kind regards,

레벤테 (Levente)

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줄리
Thursday at 08:51 AM
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Yes, thank you for sharing about the verb 있다, and explaining some of how it's used. 👍 I'm looking forward to learning verbs and conjugations of them in the future!


감사합니다!