Self Introduction: Saying & Asking Age

1. Saying Your Age 

Learn to say age in Korean - Lingoh.me

* ‘입니다’(ibnida) is changed to ‘임니다’(imnida). If you haven’t yet learned 받침 – final consonant – go to this page. 

 

2. Asking Age

Learn to ask age in Korean - Lingoh.me

살이에요?

It’s literal meaning is “What year-old are you?”. 몇 comes before a counter. Also note the pronunciation change in 몇살, myeot sal -> myeot ssal. The consonant ‘ㅅ’ is pronounced ‘ㅆ’ when it’s preceded by ‘ㅊ’.

 

나이가 어떻게 되세요? / 연세가 어떻게 되십니까?

The loosely translated meaning is “what is age?”

나이: age
연세: formal word of 나이

** ‘어떻게’ is pronounced ‘어떠케’.  The consonant ‘ㄱ’ is pronounced ‘ㅋ’ when it’s preceded by ‘ㅎ’.

*** ‘십니까’(sibnika) is changed to ‘심니까’(simnika). If you haven’t yet learned 받침 – final consonant – go to this page. 

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