Korean | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Kan du hjælpe mig, tak?
Asking for help
Snakker du engelsk?
Asking if a person speaks English
snakker du _[language]_?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
Jeg snakker ikke_[language]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
Jeg forstår det ikke
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Hej!
Standard greeting
Hej!
Informal greeting
Godmorgen!
Greeting used in the morning
Godaften!
Greeting used in the evening
Godnat!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
Hvordan har du det?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Godt, tak.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
Hvad er dit navn?
Asking the other person's name
Mit navn er ___.
Telling someone your name
Hvor kommer du fra?
Asking about someone's origin
Jeg er fra___.
Answering about your origin
Hvor gammel er du?
Asking about someone's age
Jeg er___år gammel.
Answering about your age
Ja
Positive reply
Nej
Negative reply
Vær så venlig at
Filler word to add polite touch
Værsgo!
Used when giving something to someone
Tak.
Thanking someone
Mange tak.
Thanking someone very warmly
Det var så lidt.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
Det er jeg ked af.
Apologizing for something
Undskyld mig.
Getting the attention of someone
Det er okay.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Det er ikke noget problem.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Pas på!
Making someone aware of a danger
Jeg er sulten.
Used when feeling hungry
Jeg er tørstig.
Used when feeling thirsty
Jeg er træt.
Used when feeling tired
Jeg er syg.
Used when feeling sick
Det ved jeg ikke.
You don't know the answer to a question
Det var godt at møde dig.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Farvel!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

Jeg vil gerne lave en klage.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Hvem har ansvaret her?
Finding out who is responsible
Dette er fuldstændigt uacceptebelt!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
Jeg vil have mine penge tilbage!
Asking for a refund
Vi har ventet i over en time.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

Maden smager af lort!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
Drinken smager af pis!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
Dette sted er lorte sted!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
Denne bil er et vrag!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
Servicen stinker!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
Dette er totalt snyd!
Rudely complaining about a high price
Det er noget vrøvl!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
Du er en dum idiot!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
Du ved ikke en skid!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Skrid!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Lad os ordne det her udenfor!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment