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Telling the time in Korean

How to tell the time in Korean (한국어), a Koreanic language spoken mainly in South Korea and North Korea.

English 한국어 (Korean)
What time is it? 몇 시예요? (myeoch siyeyo?)
It's one o'clock 한 시예요 (han siyeyo)
It's quarter past one 한 시 십오분 (han si sib-obun)
It's half past one 한 시 삼십분 (han si samsibbun)
한 시 반 (han si ban)
It's quarter to two 한 시 사십오분 (han si sasib-obun)
It's two o'clock 두 시예요 (du siyeyo)
It's quarter past two 두 시 십오분 (du si sib-obun)
It's half past two 두 시 삼십분 (du si samsibbun)
두 시 반 (du si ban)
It's quarter to three 두 시 사십오분 (du si sasib-obun)
It's three o'clock 세 시예요 (se siyeyo)
It's quarter past three 세 시 십오분 (se si sib-obun)
It's half past three 세 시 삼십분 (se si samsibbun)
세 시 반 (se si ban)
It's quarter to four 세 시 사십오분 (se si sasib-obun)
It's four o'clock 네 시예요 (ne siyeyo)
It's quarter past four 네 시 십오분 (ne si sib-obun)
It's half past four 네 시 삼십분 (ne si samsibbun)
네 시 반 (ne si ban)
It's quarter to five 네 시 사십오분 (ne si sasib-obun)
It's five o'clock 다섯 시예요 (daseos siyeyo)
It's quarter past five 다섯 시 십오분 (daseos si sib-obun)
It's half past five 다섯 시 삼십분 (daseos si samsibbun)
다섯 시 반 (daseos si ban)
It's quarter to six 다섯 시 사십오분 (daseos si sasib-obun)
It's six o'clock 여섯 시예요 (yeoseos si siyeyo)
It's quarter past six 여섯 시 십오분 (yeoseos si si sib-obun)
It's half past six 여섯 시 삼십분 (yeoseos si si samsibbun)
여섯 시 반 (yeoseos si ban)
It's quarter to seven 여섯 시 사십오분 (yeoseos si si sasib-obun)
It's seven o'clock 일곱 시예요 (ilgob siyeyo)
It's quarter past seven 일곱 시 십오분 (ilgob si sib-obun)
It's half past seven 일곱 시 삼십분 (ilgob si samsibbun)
일곱 시 반 (ilgob si ban)
It's quarter to eight 일곱 시 사십오분 (ilgob si sasib-obun)
It's eight o'clock 여덟 시예요 (yeodeolb siyeyo)
It's quarter past eight 여덟 시 십오분 (yeodeolb si sib-obun)
It's half past eight 여덟 시 삼십분 (yeodeolb si samsibbun)
여덟 시 반 (yeodeolb si ban)
It's quarter to nine 여덟 시 사십오분 (yeodeolb si sasib-obun)
It's nine o'clock 아홉 시예요 (ahob siyeyo)
It's quarter past nine 아홉 시 십오분 (ahob si sib-obun)
It's half past nine 아홉 시 삼십분 (ahob si samsibbun)
아홉 시 반 (ahob si ban)
It's quarter to ten 아홉 시 사십오분 (ahob si sasib-obun)
It's ten o'clock 열 시예요 (yeol siyeyo)
It's quarter past ten 열 시 십오분 (yeol si sib-obun)
It's half past ten 열 시 삼십분 (yeol si samsibbun)
열 시 반 (yeol si ban)
It's quarter to eleven 열 시 사십오분 (yeol si sasib-obun)
It's eleven o'clock 열한 시 시예요 (yeolhan si siyeyo)
It's quarter past eleven 열한 시 시 십오분 (yeolhan si si sib-obun)
It's half past eleven 열한 시 시 삼십분 (yeolhan si si samsibbun)
열한 시 반 (yeolhan si ban)
It's quarter to twelve 열한 시 시 사십오분 (yeolhan si si sasib-obun)
It's twelve o'clock 열두 시 시예요 (yeoldu si jiyeyo)
It's quarter past twelve 열두 시 시 십오분 (yeoldu si ji sib-obun)
It's half past twelve 열두 시 시 삼십분 (yeoldu si ji samsibbun)
열두 시 반 (yeoldu si ban)
It's quarter to one 열두 시 시 사십오분 (yeoldu si ji sasib-obun)
midday 대낮 (daenaj)
midnight 한밤중 (hanbamjung)
AM (morning) 오전 (ojeon)
dawn (1am - 6am) 새벽 (sebyeok)
morning (7am - 11am) 아침 (achim)
PM (afternoon) 오후 (ohu)
evening (6pm - 11pm) 저녁 (juhnyeok)
night (6pm - 12am) 밤 (bam)

Examples

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Links

More details of how to tell the time in Korean
https://www.sweetandtastytv.com/blog/2015/4/19/korean-phrases-18-telling-time-in-korean
https://www.90daykorean.com/how-to-say-time-in-korean/
https://blogs.transparent.com/korean/telling-time-in-korean-what-time-is-it-now/

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