Useful Korean Words/ Phrases

Just a list of Korean words/ phrases that are useful for food outings. Words will be added when we think of more/ you’d like to see something on the list.

Food/ Major Ingredients:

Beef 소고기 so-go-gi

Pork 돼지고기 dwae-ji-go-gi

Chicken 닭고기 dack-go-gi

Fish 물고기 muul-go-gi

Marinated beef 불고기 bul-go-gi

Tuna 참치 cham-chi

Seafood 해물 hae-muul

Vegetables 야채 ya-chae

Kimchi 김치 kim-chi

Fruit 과일 gwa-il

Rice 밥 bap

Korean shushi 김밥 gim-bap

Korean chilli sauce 고추장 go-chu-jang

Soy bean paste 된장 dwaen-jang

Soy sauce 간장 gan-jang

Water 물 muul

Tea 차 cha

Coke 콜라 cola

Sprite 사이다 sa-i-da

Beer 맥주 mack-jue

Soju 소주 so-ju

Utensils:

Plate 접시 job-si

Bowl 그릇 gu-reut

Chopstick 젓가락 jot-ga-rak

Spoon 숟가락 suet-ga-rak

Cup 컵 kop

Fork 포크 po-ku

Knife 나이프 nai-pu

Tongs 집게 jib-gae

Scissors 가위 ka-we

Wet tissue 물수건 muul-su-geon

Serviettes

Places to eat:

Restaurant 식당 shik-dung

Coffee shop 카페 ka-pae

Street food 길거리음식 gil-geori-eum-shik

Dessert cafe 디저트 카페 di-zhort ka-pae

Food court 푸드코트 pudu-cortu

Things You Will Hear:

Welcome 어서오세요. oh-seo-oh-say-yo

Please sit here 여기에 앉으세요. yeogi-ae-ahn-ju-say-yo

What can I get you? 무엇을 드릴까요? mu-oh-sul du-ri-kai-yo

Goodbye 안녕히 가세요. ahn-yeong-hi ka-say-yo

Come again 또 오세요. doh- oh-say-yo

 

 

Things You Can Say In A Food Setting:

What’s good here to eat? 여기는 뭐가 맛있어요? yeo-gi neun mo-ga ma-she-sai-yo?

Please give me (when ordering food/ asking for something) _________주세요 ____ ju-say-yo

Refill please 다시 채워주세요 dashi chae-oo-ju-say-yo

Please give me a bit more 조금 더 주세요 cho-geum do ju-say-yo

Please give me some water 물좀 주세요 muul jeom ju-say-yo

Thank you 감사합니다 gam-samh-ni-da

This taste delicious 이음식을 맛있어요 i-eum-sik-eul mah-she-si-yo

Please make it spicy 맵게해주세요 mep-gae-hae-ju-say-yo

Please make it not spicy 안맵게해주세요 ahn-mep-gae-hae-ju-say-yo

I have a peanut allergy 땅콩 알레르기가 있습니다 dang-kong aller-gi-ga i-seum-ni-da

I have an egg allergy 달걀 알레르기가 있습니다 dal- gyal aller-gi-ga i-seum-ni-da

 

 

I like _____________ 좋아해요  ____________ jo-wa- hae-yo

Places In Korea:

Toilet 화장실 hwa-jang-shil

Hospital 병원 byeong-won

Chemist 약국 yak-guk

Singing rooms 노래방 nor-ae-bahng

Computer rooms PC방 pc-bahng

Public bath houses (spas and saunas) 짐질방 jim-jil-bahng

____________ where is the?  ____________어디에있어요? ____________oh-di-eah-e-sai-yo?

eg. where is the hospital? (byeong-won)  (oh-di-eah-e-sai-yo) ?(hospital) (where is the)?

화장실 어디에있어요? where is the toilet? hwa-jang-shil oh-di-eah-e-sai-yo?

약국 어디에있어요? where is the chemist? yak-guk oh-di-eah-e-sai-yo?

 

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