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돕다 (dobda) | [Word of the Day]

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Word:

  • 돕다 (dobda) | “to help”

i.e.,

  • 도와 줄 수있어?? (dowa jul su-iss-eo?) | “Can you help me?”
    • 줄 수 is used here instead of 할 수 because it indicates “giving” so consider this as asking for someone to give you assistance or help. 
  • 너는 그를 도와야한다. (neoneun geuleul dowayahanda.) | “You should help him.”
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… 를 한국말로 어떻게 말해요? | [Phrase of the Day]

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A lot of times when we’re learning a new language, we need help saying things. Sometimes it can be in the middle of a sentence you forget a word and you ask someone, “how do you say…?”

Phrase:

  • … 를 한국말로 어떻게 말해요? (… leul hangugmallo eotteohge malhaeyo?)| “How do you say in Korean?”

i.e.,

  • bread 를 한국말로 어떻게 말해요? (bread leul hangugmallo eotteohge malhaeyo?) | “How do you say ‘bread’ in Korean?”
  • table를 한국말로 어떻게 말해요? | “How do you say ‘table’ in Korean?”

한식 (hansig) | [Word of the Day]

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Soo this is a word I heard the other day and wanted to share. I thought it might be a bit short-hand or something but still useful.

Word:

  • 한식 (hansig) | Korean food

i.e.,

  • 한식을 먹고 싶어. (hansig-eul meoggo sip-eo.) | “I want to eat Korean food.”
  • 한식 어디에서 먹을 수 있습니까? (hansig eodieseo meog-eul su issseubnikka?) | “Where can I eat Korean food?”