안녕하세요

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a̠nɲjʌ̹ŋɦa̠sʰe̞jo/
  • Phonetic hangul: 안녕하세요

Etymology[edit]

From 안녕하다 (annyeonghada, “to be well/peaceful”, 安寧하다)

Phrase[edit]

안녕하세요? (Annyeonghaseyo?)

  1. How are you?
    (literally, "Are [you] well/peaceful?")

Usage notes[edit]

This phrase is the polite but informal version of the greeting. For the formal version see 안녕하십니까 (annyeonghasipnikka, “安寧하십니까”).