English | Phrases - Personal | Best Wishes

Best Wishes - Marriage

축하합니다. 세상에서 가장 행복한 두 분이 되길 바랍니다.
Congratulations. Wishing the both of you all the happiness in the world.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
두 분의 결혼식 날, 축하와 따뜻한 성원을 함께 보냅니다.
Congratulations and warm wishes to both of you on your wedding day.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
결혼을 너무너무 축하한다!
Congratulations on tying the knot!
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
"한 평생 사랑하겠습니까?" 라는 질문에 "네!" 라고 대답할 너희들을 축복한다.
Congratulations on saying your "I do's"!
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
행복한 이 날, 신부와 신랑을 축하합니다.
Congratulations to the bride and groom on their happy union.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple

Best Wishes - Engagement

약혼을 축하드립니다!
Congratulations on your engagement!
Standard phrase used to congratulate someone on their engagement
두 분의 약혼과 두 분의 앞길에 놓은 모든것을 축복합니다.
Wishing both of you all the best on your engagement and everything lies ahead.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
약혼을 축하드립니다. 항상 행복하시길 바랍니다.
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will both be very happy together.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
약혼을 축하드립니다! 서로 상대방을 행복하게 하며 지내시길 바랍니다.
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will make each other extremely happy.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
약혼을 축하합니다. 그럼 결혼은 언제인지 정해진건가요?
Congratulations on your engagement. Have you decided upon big day yet?
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple who you know well, and to ask when the wedding will take place

Best Wishes - Birthdays and Anniversaries

생일 축하합니다!
Birthday greetings!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
생일 축하!
Happy Birthday!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
행복한 생일날 되세요!
Many happy returns!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
오늘같은 특별한 날 행복한 일들이 많이 생기길 바랍니다.
Wishing you every happiness on your special day.
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
모든 소원이 이루어지길 바랍니다. 생일 축하해요.
May all your wishes come true. Happy Birthday!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
특별한 오늘, 가장 행복했으면 합니다. 멋진 생일 보내세요!
Wishing you every happiness this special day brings. Have a wonderful birthday!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
기념일을 축하드립니다!
Happy Anniversary!
General anniversary wish, commonly found on anniversary cards
행복한 ... 기념일 되세요!
Happy…Anniversary!
Anniversary wish used when celebrating a specific anniversary (e.g. 25th silver anniversary, 40th ruby anniversary)
함께하신 ...년, 그리고 앞으로 다가올 수많은 축복의 날들. 멋진 기념일 보내세요!
…years and still going strong. Have a great Anniversary!
Used to emphasize the length of marriage and wish a happy anniversary
결혼 20주년(도자기혼식)을 진심으로 축하드립니다.
Congratulations on your Porcelain Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 20th wedding anniversary
결혼 25주년(은혼식)을 진심으로 축하드립니다.
Congratulations on your Silver Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 25th wedding anniversary
결혼 40주년(루비혼식)을 진심으로 축하드립니다.
Congratulations on your Ruby Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary
결혼 30주년(진주혼식)을 진심으로 축하드립니다.
Congratulations on your Pearl Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 30th wedding anniversary
결혼 35주년(산호비취혼식)을 진심으로 축하드립니다.
Congratulations on your Coral Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 35th wedding anniversary
결혼 50주년(금혼식)을 진심으로 축하드립니다.
Congratulations on your Gold Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary
결혼 60주년(다이아몬드혼식)을 진심으로 축하드립니다.
Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 60th wedding anniversary

Best Wishes - Get well Wishes

신속히 쾌차하시길 바랍니다.
Get well soon.
Standard get well wish, commonly found on cards
빨리 회복하시길 진심으로 바랍니다.
I hope you make a swift and speedy recovery.
Standard get well wish
저희 모두 신속히 쾌차하시길 기원합니다.
We hope that you will be up and about in no time.
Standard get well wish from more than one person
곧 완쾌하시고 일어나시길 바랍니다.
Thinking of you. May you feel better soon.
Standard get well wish
...의 모든사람이 보냅니다. 신속히 완쾌하시길 바랍니다.
From everybody at…, get well soon.
Get well wish from several people in an office or place of work
신속히 완쾌하십시오. ...의 모든사람들이 사랑을 보냅니다.
Get well soon. Everybody here is thinking of you.
Get well wish from several people in an office or place of work

Best Wishes - General Congratulations

...를 축하합니다.
Congratulations on…
Standard congratulation sentence
...에서 하는 일마다 성공하고, 항상 행운이 함께 하길 바랍니다.
I wish you the best of luck and every success in…
Used when wishing someone success in the future
... 에서 늘 성공하시길 바랍니다.
I wish you every success in…
Used when wishing someone success in the future
...를 축하드립니다.
We would like to send you our congratulations on…
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing
...를 했다니, 축하드립니다.
Well done on…
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing, less congratulatory
운전면허증 따신 것 축하드립니다!
Congratulations on passing your driving test!
Used when congratulating someone on passing their driving test
축하드립니다! 잘 해내실 줄 알고 있었어요!
Well done. We knew you could do it.
Used when congratulating someone, usually a close friend or member of the family
축하!
Congrats!
Informal, relatively uncommon, shorthand for congratulations and used when congratulating someone

Best Wishes - Academic Achievements

졸업을 축하합니다!
Congratulations on your graduation!
Used when congratulating someone for graduating from university
시험에 통과한 것을 축하합니다!
Congratulations on passing your exams!
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams
누가 이렇게 똑똑 한거야? 시험 너무 잘 봤어!
Who's a clever bunny then? Well done on acing your exam!
Informal colloquial phrase, used when someone you know well does exceedingly well on an exam
박사학위 축하드리며, 앞으로의 미래에 행운이 함께 하길 빕니다.
Congratulations on getting your Masters and good luck in the world of work.
Used when congratulating someone for completing their master's degree and wishing them luck in the future
멋진 시험 결과 축하드리구, 미래에도 좋은 일들만 있길 바랄게요.
Well done on your great exam results and all the best for the future.
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams, but when unsure whether they plan to go to university or get a job
시험 결과를 축하드립니다. 미래에도 좋은 일들이 있길 바랍니다.
Congratulations on your exam results. Wishing you all the best for your future career.
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams, and who you know is looking to get a job
대학교 입학을 축하합니다! 멋진 시간 보내길 바랍니다.
Well done on getting into University. Have a great time!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a place at university

Best Wishes - Condolences

...의 갑작스런 사망 소식을 듣게 되어 저희 모두도 충격을 받았습니다. 큰 위로를 드립니다.
We are all deeply shocked to hear of the sudden death of…and we would like to offer our deepest sympathy.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them. The death could have been expected or unexpected
안타까운 마음을 전합니다.
We are so very sorry to hear about your loss.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
오늘, 제 가슴에서 우러나온 가장 깊은 위로의 말을 드리고 싶습니다.
I offer you my deepest condolences on this dark day.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
안타까운 당신의 아들/딸/남편/부인의 소식에 깊은 위로의 말을 전합니다.
We were disturbed and saddened by the untimely death of your son/daughter/husband/wife, … .
Used when consoling someone on the death of their son/daughter/husband/wife (includes the name of the deceased)
힘든 시기 잘 넘기시길 바라며, 위로의 말씀 드립니다.
Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences at this most challenging time.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
항상 생각하고, 안타까워 하고 있습니다. 어려운 시기 잘 이겨내시기 바랍니다.
Our thoughts are with you and your family at this most difficult time of loss.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them

Best Wishes - Career Achievements

...의 새로운 직장에서 하시는 일마다 성공하시길 바랍니다.
We wish you the best of luck in your new job at…
Used when wishing someone success in a new job
...의 친구들이 너의 새로운 직장에서 항상 행운이 함께 하길 빈다.
From all at…, we wish you the best of luck in your new job.
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job
새 ... 자리에서 항상 행운이 함께 하길 바란다.
We wish you the best of luck in your new position of…
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job position
하는 일마다 성공하길 바래.
We wish you every success for your latest career move.
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job
새 직장 얻은 것 축하해!
Congratulations on getting the job!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a new, usually lucrative, job
..에서의 첫 날 무난히 지나가길 바래!
Good luck on your first day at…
Used when wishing someone a good first day at a new job

Best Wishes - Birth

새 남자/여자 아기의 탄생소식을 듣게 되어 기쁩니다.
We were delighted to hear of the birth of your new baby boy/girl. Congratulations.
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
새 식구를 얻게 된것을 축하드립니다!
Congratulations on your new arrival!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
엄마가 되신것을 축하드립니다! 아기와 엄마 모두 건강하길 바랍니다.
For the new mother. Best wishes for you and your son/daughter.
Used to congratulate a woman on the birth of her child
귀여운 아기를 낳으신 것 진심으로 축하드립니다!
Congratulations on the arrival of your new beautiful baby boy/girl!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
...의 자랑스런 부모님께 축하를 전합니다. 멋진 부모님이 되실거라고 믿습니다!
To the very proud parents of… . Congratulations on your new arrival. I'm sure you will make wonderful parents.
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child

Best Wishes - Thanks

깊은 감사드립니다.
Many thanks for…
Used as a general thank you message
제 남편/아내와 저는 깊은 감사를 드립니다.
I would like to thank you on behalf of my husband/wife and myself…
Used when thanking someone on behalf of yourself and someone else
...에 대해 어떻게 감사를 드려야 할지 모르겠습니다.
I really don't know how to thank you for…
Used when you are very grateful to someone for doing something for you
깊은 감사함에 작은 정성을 준비해봤습니다.
As a small token of our gratitude…
Used when giving a gift to someone as a thank you
...에 대한 깊은 감사와 따뜻한 마음을 전합니다.
We would like to extend our warmest thanks to…for…
Used when you are grateful to someone for doing something for you
...것 진심으로 깊은 감사드립니다.
We are very grateful to you for…
Used when you want to thank someone sincerely for doing something for you
그런말씀 하지 마세요. 오히려 저희가 고마워해야 하는걸요.
Don't mention it. On the contrary: we should be thanking you!
Used when someone thanks you for something, but what he / she did benefited you as well

Best Wishes - Season's Greetings

...에서 보내는 시즌 축하 인사
Season's greetings from…
Used in the US to celebrate Christmas and New Year
행복한 크리스마스와 신년 되세요!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Used in the UK to celebrate Christmas and New Year
행복한 부활절 되세요!
Happy Easter!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Easter Sunday
행복한 추수감사절 되세요!
Happy Thanksgiving!
Used in the US to celebrate Thanksgiving
행복한 새해 되세요!
Happy New Year!
Used to celebrate the New Year
행복한 휴일되세요!
Happy Holidays!
Used in the US and Canada to celebrate holidays (especially used around Christmas/Hanukkah time)
행복한 하누카 되세요!
Happy Hanukkah!
Used to celebrate Hanukkah
행복한 디왈리 되세요! 이번 디왈리를 가장 밝게 보내시길 바랍니다.
Happy Diwali to you. May this Diwali be as bright as ever.
Used to celebrate Diwali