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Re: Korean (was: Arctic people)

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Friday, August 16, 2002, 5:07
On 15 Aug 02, at 18:14, H. S. Teoh wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 15, 2002 at 09:28:01PM +0100, Jan van Steenbergen wrote: > > "Komapsumnida" means "thank you", teacher I don't know. > > Really?? I always thought it was [kamsahamida], usually contracted to > [kamsamida].
AFAIK they're both ways to say "thank you". (I think "kamsa hamnida" may be a bit more formal, but I don't really know Korean.) I believe the plain form of "komapseumnida" is "komawa(yo)"; I don't know whether people would say "kamsa hae(yo)". Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton <Philip.Newton@...>