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Korean translation: 죄송합니다 or 죄송해요, or 죄송해.

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21:24 Aug 13, 2000
English to Korean translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: I am sorry
apologizing to a person
Matthew Bowers
Korean translation:죄송합니다 or 죄송해요, or 죄송해.
Explanation:
죄송합니다 is an ordinary expression,
죄송해요 is a slightly cordial one,
죄송해 is the one for a friendly circle.
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xxxKIT
Local time: 20:35
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na +1죄송합니다 or 죄송해요, or 죄송해.xxxKIT
na죄송합니다, 미안해요, 미안해.
Tina Yoo


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
죄송합니다 or 죄송해요, or 죄송해.


Explanation:
죄송합니다 is an ordinary expression,
죄송해요 is a slightly cordial one,
죄송해 is the one for a friendly circle.

xxxKIT
Local time: 20:35

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Tina Yoo

agree  jareivy05: maybe your answer is correct but i cannot understand what is written because it is in korean characters...maybe it is better when it is in english alphabet
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2 days17 hrs
죄송합니다, 미안해요, 미안해.


Explanation:
No one, I think, use, "죄송해," even if they're in friendly relationship, since the word "죄송" itself implies a formal relationship, and "해" cannot be attached to the formal word.
Between the informal and friendly relationship "미안해요," or "미안해" is proper apology, depending on the degree of regret.

Tina Yoo
United States
Local time: 12:35
Native speaker of: Native in KoreanKorean
PRO pts in pair: 4
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