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Margharet
Sino-Korean vs native Korean numbers What is the difference between sino-Korean and native Korean numbers and when do I use them?
Jan 31, 2014 3:37 PM
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Sino-Korean numbers are of Chinese origin. They are used for counting: dates (years, months, days), time (minutes), measuring, currency, math, phone numbers, addresses... Native Korean numbers are 'pure' Korean. They go up to 99 and are used for counting: people, objects (with count words like 개 after), years of age, time (hours)...
February 18, 2014
Margharet
Language Skills
English, Filipino (Tagalog), Korean
Learning Language
Korean