6 Useful Business Korean Phrases

Have a meeting with a Korean client and don’t know what to do? Here’s 5 useful Business Korean phrases to impress him or her.

1) 안녕하십니까? (Ahn-nyoung ha shimni ka?)

This basically means hello, how do you do? It is the more formal version of the usual anyeonghaseyo.

2) 처음 뵙니다. (Cheo-eum behmida)

This is the Korean equivalent of hajimemashite in Japanese /初めまして. Basically means “it’s our first meeting” or 初次见面.

3) 저는 ㅇㅇㅇ 입니다. (Cheo-neun “insert name” imnida) 

Now, let’s learn to introduce our name! This translates into “I am “insert name”. The reason why there’s characters after the name is because in Korean grammar, this basically is the “I name is” structure similar to that in Japanese.

4) 만나서 반갑습니다. (Manna seo ban gab seumnida)

This basically means “nice to meet you”.

5) 앞으로 잘 부탁드립니다. (Apeuro chal pu tak deu rimnida)

This is similar to that of ” yoroshiku onegaishimasu” in Japanese. Which basically means ”

6) 갑시다 (kab-shi-da)

This is “let us go” in formal language to signal a change of place.

Let us know if you have any questions regarding business Korean phrases! 

  

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