Welcome to the 9th episode of “How Do You Say This in Korean?”! This is a weekly segment, published every Friday, where teacher 경화 (Kyung-hwa) will be joined by a co-host of her choice each week to answer some listener questions. The questions we will be answering in this series are mainly about how to say certain things in Korean.
How do you say “I will have my midnight snack before sleeping.” in Korean?
= 자기 전에 야식 먹을 거예요.
[ja-gi jeo-ne ya-sik meo-geul geo-ye-yo.]
How do you say “I can’t eat yet. My mum is angry because I didn’t help her cooking.” in Korean?
= 아직 못 먹어요. 요리할 때 안 도와줘서 엄마가 화났어요.
[a-jik mot meo-geo-yo. yo-ri-hal ttae an do-wa-jwo-seo eom-ma-ga hwa-na-sseo-yo.]
How do you say “Honey! I’m home!” in Korean?
= 자기/자기야, 나 왔어!
[ja-gi/ja-gi-ya, na wa-sseo!]
How do you say “Do not hesitate and do [smth] it.”in Korean?
= 망설이지/주저하지 말고 하세요.
[mang-seo-ri-ji/ju-jeo-ha-ji mal-go ha-se-yo.]
How do you say “When will you graduate?” in Korean?
= 졸업 언제 할 거예요? / 졸업 언제 해요?
[jo-reop eon-je gal geo-ye-yo?] / [jo-reop eon-je hae-yo?]
How do you say “to take away” (for food) in Korean?
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