Greeting cards in Korea
1-저를 위한 송별희를 마련해 주셔서 갑사합나다.
항상 소중히 기억하겠습니다.
Thank you very much for the farewell party. It will be fondly remembered.
Thank you very much for the farewell party for me. I will keep it as a found memory.
2-떠나신다니, 정말 섭섭합니다.부디 겅강하세요.
I will miss you. Take care.
To bad you are leaving. I wish you good health.
3-이렇게 떠나게 되어 섭섭합니다. 그 동안 신세 많이 졌습니다.
다시 만나게 되기를…
I will miss you. I have enjoyed being here. Hope to see again.
Too bad I have leave like this. I am indebted. I hope to see you again.
정말 즐거운 시간을 보냈습니다.
Thank you for inviting me. I had a great time.
I (we) thank you for inviting (us).I (we) had a great time.
To my Sweetheart:
To (my)-It this phrase “my” is not expressed but implied.
6-나의 사랑하는 아내에게-To my Beloved wife
7-승진을 축하합니다.Congratulations on your promotion.
8행운을 빕니다.Good luck.
9여러분들과 함께 일하게 되어서 정말 기쁩니다.
잘 부탁 드립니다.
I am very happy to have a chance to work with you.
I am very happy to start my new work with you people. I entrust myself to you.
10.-오랜만에 작은 모임을 마련하였습니다.
와 주시면 정말 기쁘겠습니다.
This is an invitation to not-so-serious a party (e.g. among office colleagues for an informal dinner).The phrase is typically Korean.
I (we) have prepared a small gathering. I (we) would be very pleased if you can come.
꼭 오셔서 자리를 빛 내주세요.
You are cordially invited.
I am (we are) inviting you. Please make sure to come, your presence will brighten the occasion.
12-저녁 식사에 초대합니다.
부부동반으로 오셔서 함께 즐거운 시간을 가졌으면 합니다.
You are cordially invited for dinner. Please come with your spouse and enjoy the time.
You are cordially invited to dinner. Please come with your spouse and enjoy the time.
13-나의 사랑하는 남편에게
To my Beloved Husband
I love you.
15-내 소중한 친구에게
To My Best Friend
To my precious friend.
To My Pal
17 -즐거운 한가위를 맞이하세요.
Happy Chu-Suk. This is for the Korean holiday “Chu-Suk” (Aug 15 in the lunar calendar).
Happy Han-Ga-Wi (Han-Ga-Wi is the ancient word for Chu-suk)
18-추수감사절을 잘 지내세요.
This is to be used for American Thanksgiving only, not for Korean “Chu-Suk”