Shopping in Korean

South Korea offers a plethora of shopping opportunities. In fact, a recent publication named Seoul, South Korea, the "fast fashion" capital of the world. South Korea, Seoul in particular, is a great place to shop for clothing, electronics, souvenirs and various other consumer goods and products. And did you know that shopkeepers and vendors in South Korea are required by law to accept credit cards? Shopping couldn't get any easier, right? Well, if you really want to have a great shopping experience in South Korea, then we recommend learning a little Korean. You don't have to speak Korean fluently to enjoy your shopping experience, but you should at least understand basic shopping phrases, expressions and words in Korean. Click on any blue button below to hear a shopping phrase in Korean, then repeat the phrase out loud.
English
Korean
Do you have _____?
_____ 있어요?
_____ issuhyo?
We have them.
있어요.
Issuhyo.
We don't have them.
없어요.
Eobssuhyo.
How much does it cost?
얼마에요?
Eolma-eyo?
Do you have a bigger size?
Deo keun ssaejeu issuhyo?
더 큰 사이즈 있어요?
Do you have a smaller size?
Deo jageun saejeu issuhyo?
더 작은 사이즈 있어요?
What size is that?
그것은 몇 사이즈에요?
Geugeoseun myeot saijeu-eyo?
I want to try this on.
저는 이것을 입어보고 싶어요.
Jeoneun igeoseul i-beobogo shipeoyo.
What size do you wear?
몇 사이즈 입으세요?
Myeot saijeu ibeuseyo?
Small size
작은 사이즈
Jageun saijeu
Medium size
중간 사이즈
Junggan saijeu
Large size
큰 사이즈
Keun saijeu
It looks good
좋아 보이네요.
Joha boineyo
I’ll take it
이걸로 할게요
Igeollo halgeyo
Please give me this one
이거 주세요
Eguh juseyo
Too expensive
너무 비싸다
neomu bissada
Please give me a discount
좀 깎아 주세요
Jom ggagga juseyo
I'd like to pay with cash
현금으로 결제할게요
Hyeon-geumeuro gyeoljehalgeyo
I’d like to pay by credit card
신용카드로 결제할게요
Shinyongkadeuro gyeoljehalgeyo
I’d like to pay with my debit card
현금카드로 결제할게요
Hyeon-geumkadeuro gyeoljehalgeyo
We don’t accept credit cards
저희는 신용카드를 받지 않아요
Jeoheui-neun shinyongkadeureul badji anhayo
Where is the closest ATM?
가장 가까운 ATM이 어디에요?
Gajang gakka-un ATM-i eodieyo?
I am just looking
그냥 보고 있어요
Geunyang bogo isseoyo
Please give me the receipt
영수증 주세요
Yeongsoojeung juseyo
Please give me a refund
환불해 주세요
Hanboolhae juseyo

The following are the types of shops you might want to visit on your next trip to Korea.
Market
시장
Shijang
Supermarket
슈퍼마켓
Syupeomaket
Shopping center
쇼핑 센터
Syoping senteo
Pharmacy
약국
Yakguk
Bakery
빵집
Bbangjib
Clothing store
옷 가게
Ot gage
Butcher
정육점
Jeongyukjeom
Bookstore
서점
Seojeom