From 여기 (yeogi) + 보다 (boda) + 세요 (seyo), literally “look here”.
- Phonetic Hangul[여보세요]
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?
여보세요 • (yeoboseyo)
- hello (when asking or answering the telephone)
- hello (when trying to get the attention of someone who does not appear to be listening)