How to say "Really" in Korean


Featured word:
진짜
Jin-jja
Real/really

Add a question mark to create a simple phrase:
진짜?
Jinjja?
Really?
(informal)

Add a period at the end to answer the previous question:
진짜.
Jinjja.
Really.
(informal)


So simple! The previous phrases are INFORMAL, so use them when speaking to friends and those younger than you. To make these phrases FORMAL when speaking to strangers and those older than you:

진짜요?
Jinjjayo?
Really?
(formal)

진짜예요.
Jinjja.
Really.
(formal)


Informal examples on how to use 진짜 (jinjja):

나 진짜 배고파.
Na jin-jja bae-go-pa.
I'm really hungry.
(informal)

태양 진짜 잘생겼어.
Tae-yang jin-jja jal-seng-gyuss-uh.
Taeyang is really handsome.
(informal)

에일리 노래 진짜 잘 불러.
Ae-il-lee no-rae jin-jja jal bool-luh.
Ailee is really good at singing.
(informal)


Formal examples on how to use 진짜 (jinjja):

스타일 진짜 멋있어요.
Seu-ta-il jin-jja muhsshissuhyo.
Your style is really cool.
(formal)

제 보스 진짜 짜증나요.
Jeh bo-seu jin-jja jja-jeung-na-yo.
My boss is really annoying.
(formal)

제 보스 진짜 좋아요.
Jeh bo-seu jin-jja jo-ah-yo.
I really like my boss.
(formal)

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