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Korean Language and Culture

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How do you write kamsahamnida in Hangul?

"Kamsahamnida" is written as 감사합니다 in Hangul.
감 - kam/gam

사 - sa

합 - ham/hab

니 - ni

다 - da

What does Oppa mean in Korean?

It means older brother and is a term only used by females. Males use "hyung" rather than "oppa".
"Oppa" or 오빠 is often used by a younger girl talking to an older male friend, and was popularized in Western countries by Psy's 'Gangnam Style'.

How do you say good night everyone in Korean?

"Good night everyone" would be 다들 잘자요. (dah dool jal jah yoh) so basically if you translate it right in what it says it's basically 'everyone, Good night."

How do you write Park in Korean writing?

The word for a park is 공원 (gongwon), while the name Park is 박 (bak) in Korean.

How do you say father and mother in Korean?

Father - 아버지 - ah buh ji

아빠 - appa [Informal]

Mother - 어머니 - uh muh ni

엄마 - umma

"Better speak it in formal form."

What does the Korean word oni mean?

If you meant to write "unni" it means "older sister" for women. If you are a male then yu refer to them as "noona" Or, if you meant "oni" as is sounds, that means "no."

How do you say good night in Korean?

"Good night" in Korean would depend on who you were talking to:

To adults you would say 안녕히주무세요 (annyeong hee jumuseyo).

But if you were talking to your friend you would say 잘자 (jalja).

What are the English song titles used in Korean drama All About Eve?

Here you go!

1. True Love (Main Theme) - 핑클 / Finkl

2. 지금처럼만 (진선미 [Jin Sun Mi] Theme) - 미나 / Mina

3. 두고온 슬픔 (Sad Theme 1) - 박희수 / Park Hee Soo

4. 사랑을 전하는 마음으로 (형철 사랑의 Theme) - 박희수 / Park Hee Soo

5. Road Runner (허영미 Theme) - Hip Pocket

6. Falling In Love - 미나 / Mina

7. 두고봐 - 미나 / Mina

8. Watching You - 미나 / Mina

9. After (Instrumental)

10. Somewhere (Instrumental)

Hope this helps!! Also, if you are just now watching All About Eve there are a ton of recent K dramas (really good ones) that just came out. Of course you can check out wiki drama and a new resource that I just found with comprehensive info is http://www.mykofan.com/MostPopularDrama.aspx enjoy!

What does ahn nyung hah sae yo mean?

안녕하세요 (annyeonghaseyo) is a formal way of saying 'hello'

안녕 (annyeong) is the one when you say hi to your friends

How do you say doing nothing in Korean?

"doing nothing" translates to, "amu-gut-do-ahn-heh" (아무것도안해) in Korean.

Actually means I'm doing nothing.

What does chuka mean in Korean?

Chuka or 축하 means celebration. For example "생일 축하합니다" means "Happy Birthday" or literally "Celebration of Birth".

Why are Korean boys effeminate?

Even if you've come in contact with effeminate Korean males, that does not mean they are doing anything wrong and does not mean all Korean males are effeminate. You shouldn't generalize a people based on actions of a few others who are similar to them; that can be perceived as ignorance, racism, or stereotyping if done.

There are many reasons males of any race are effeminate; some is to do with their sexual orientation while others are to do with their upbringing and who they hang around and yet others that feel they are just being who they truly are.

What does inga mean in Korean?

"inga" is put at the end of a question

For instance in the sentence "인간 인가?" "Eengan-eenga?", which means "Are they human?", "inga" is the part that makes it a question.

What is one two three in Korean?

하나 (1), 둘 (2), 셋 (3)

일 (1), 이 (2), 삼 (3)

What does the Korean word yobo mean?

"yobo" in korean means "dear or honey". its usually used when a husband or wife are addressing each other. "yoboseo" is more like a greeting when answering the phone like "hello".

What city has the largest Korean population outside of Korea?

New York City proper actually has the highest Korean population outside of Korea - fact.

Does a bowl have any Korean symbolic meaning?

Yes, the bowl shows respect and legend has it that if you go to a temple in Seoul there is a crystal bowl, and apperantly if you touch it you will live a long prosperous life.

How many different languages are there in the world?

There are an estimated 6,700 recognized languages in the world. Most of them are spoken by fewer than 1,000 people.

Where can you watch Korean drama online on your iPod?

There is an app called crunchyroll and they have lists of dramas including Korean ones you can watch also there is an app called viki and new dramas always being added. You can also watch on youtube, people have uploaded many dramas. Epdrama.com/mobile has a good selection of drama.

There is also a app called 'Drama Fever' it works great with good quality! But the problem is the ads. =_=

What does Korean word ingkko mean?

There are a few different translations of the word잉꼬 (ingkko) in Korean, such as "budgerigar", "parakeet" and "macaw".

The word can also be seen in잉꼬부부로 (ingkkobubulo), meaning "lovebird".