Before we take a deep dive into Korean conversations, let’s get some basics down. This lesson will teach you how to say hello, goodbye, see you tomorrow and other useful phrases in Korean.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Korean“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Saying Hello and Goodbye

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Hello / Bye여보세요!Yeo bo sae yo!
Good morning / Good Day좋은 아침
좋은 하루!
Joh eun a chim!
Joh eun ha ru!

Good evening좋은저녁!Joh eun jeo nyeok!
Good night잘자!Jal ja!
Welcome! (informal)어서와!Uh seo wa!
Welcome! (formal)어서오세요!Uh seo o sae yo!
Welcome back!오랜만이에요!O ren man yi eh yo!


Goodbye!안녕!Ann nyeong!
Sleep well!잘자!Jal ja!
So long!잘지내!Jal ji nae!
See you tomorrow!내일보자!Nae il bo ja!
Farewell!잘가!Jal ga!
Get out of here!썩 가버려!Ssuk ga beo ryuh!


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