Welcome to the 2nd 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 “when I was younger” or “when I was a little girl” in Korean?
= 제가 어렸을 때
How do you say “I am (persons name) son” or “I am the son of…” in Korean?
= It is more natural to simply say, ‘My father’s/mother’s name is [ ],’ ‘저희 아버지/어머니 성함은 [ ]예요.’
How do you say “Air traffic controller” in Korean?
= 항공 교통 관제사
How do you say “Good luck in your match today.” in Korean?
= 오늘 경기/시합 잘하세요.
How do you say “I’m mixed.” or “I’m from many countries.” in Korean?
= It is more natural to say, ‘My father/mother/grandfather/grandmother is from [ ],’ ‘저희 아버지/어머니/할아버지/할머니는 [ ] 사람이에요.’
Thank you everybody for all the questions, and if you have any questions or requests for this series, please click here to submit your questions!