VIDEO| Speakin’ Korean lesson: May I borrow your sunscreen?

VIDEO| Speakin’ Korean lesson: May I borrow your sunscreen?

by ChiHon Kim
Stripes Korea

It’s summertime and the sun is shining upon us. Most of us know the importance of wearing sunscreen in the summer months to avoid sunburn and damage. If you're at the beach and forgot to bring a sunscreen, you might want to use these phrases to protect your skin from sun rays.

When you want to tell someone “Can I borrow your sunscreen?” you can use this expression. “sseon-keu-lim jom bil-lyeo-ju-sil-lae-yo.” If you want to say “The sunlight is so strong today”, then you can use this phrase. “o-neul haet-bi-chi neo-mu gang-hae-yo”

 “Can I borrow your sunscreen?”
= 썬크림 좀 빌려주실래요? (sseon-keu-lim jom bil-lyeo-ju-sil-lae-yo)
(sseonkeulim 썬크림 = sunscreen, jom 좀 = please, bil-lyeo-ju-sil-lae-yo 빌려주실래요? = Can I borrow?)

“The sunlight is so strong today”
= 오늘 햇빛이 너무 강해요. (o-neul haet-bi-chi neo-mu gang-hae-yo) 
 (oneul 오늘 = today, haetbit 햇빛 = sunlight, neomu 너무= so, ganghaeyo 강해요 = strong)  

Stay safe and keep an eye out for the next Speakin’ Korean lesson.

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