높임말 ~ Polite language and honorific terms

Korean has some polite and honorific versions of some words like house and food, which you might use when speaking with elders. Here are some of them ~

Term Honorific form Meaning
진지 Food/meal
생일 생신 Birthday
나이 연세 Age
House
말씀 Language/speech
이름 성함 Name
묻다 여쭈어보다 To ask/to question
병환 Illness/disease
아프다 편찮으시다 To be sick/unwell

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