Ask questions using Who (누구), What (뭐), What Time (몇 시)

Who 누구 [nu-gu]
What 뭐 [mwo]
What time 몇 시 [meot si]

Example sentences below use polite speech form.

Who (누구)

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누구세요?
Who are you? OR Who is this?

Role-play:

a. 누구세요?
b. 저 Nancy 예요.

a. Who is this?
b. It’s me Nancy.

누구 만나요?
Who are you meeting?

Role-play:

a. 누구 만나요?
b. 친구요.

a. Who are you meeting?
b. Friend.

누구누구 와요?
Who’s coming?

Role-play:

a. 친구들 초대했어요.
b. 누구누구 와요?

a. I invited my friends.
b. Who’s coming?

Tip: 누구누구 is used to ask about identify of a group of people you don’t know.

 

What (뭐)

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뭐예요?
What is it?

Role-play:

a. 이거 뭐예요?
b. 로션이에요.

a. What is this?
b. It’s lotion (moisturizer).

뭐라고 말했어요?
What did you say?

Role-play:

a. 뭐라고 말했어요?
b. 아무것도 아니에요.

a. What did you say?
b. It’s nothing.

Tip: 뭐 and 뭐라고 both mean what.

 

What time (몇 시)

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몇 시예요?
What time is it?

Role-play:

a. What time is it?
b. It’s 10pm.

a. 몇 시예요?
b. 10시예요.

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