VIDEO| Speakin’ Korean lesson: Do you have carryout?

VIDEO| Speakin’ Korean lesson: Do you have carryout?

by ChiHon Kim
Stripes Korea

As USFK has raised its current health protection condition from “Bravo” to “Charlie” for all areas within South Korea, getting carry-out food at a restaurant was the only option. Don’t be disappointed, there are many eateries offering take-out and if you learn to use this key phrase, you’ll be able to grab your favorite food to go.

First, you might need to ask the restaurant employee whether they have to-go menu or not, before ordering meal. In this situation, use this expression: “po-jang doe-na-yo?” which means “Do you have carryout?” If they do have a to-go menu, use this expression when ordering food: “pojanghae juseyo,” which means “To-go please.”

“Do you have carryout?”

= “포장되나요?” (po-jang doe-na-yo)

(포장 pojang = to go, 되나요? doe-na-yo = available?)

 

“To-go please.”

= “포장해 주세요.“ (pojanghae juseyo)

(포장 pojang = to go, 주세요 juseyu = please)

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

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