[Ask Hyojin ] What is “Korean age”?

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Did you know that you are at least one year older in Korea?
Korea has a different age counting system and according to the “Korean age,” you become one or two year older in Korea.

In this Ask Hyojin episode, Hyojin and our special guest, Keith, explain how it works and how to calculate your Korean age.

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  • dhscsa

    I understand the Korean aging system fine. I have one question though. If a foreigner in Korea asks someone there age, do they reply with the Korean age or the international age?

  • cmlal

    In korea, if two people have the exact same birthday (same month same day same year), how do they address each other?

  • Brendan Klos

    how do you say 88 years old in Korean Language in all different forms.