Christmas Day 크리스마스 날


메리 크리스마스 
merry christmas! 

크리스마스 트리
christmas tree 


to be cloudy

gift / present

크리스마스 트리 아래에 선물을 놓다
to put a present under the tree

선물을 받다 
to receive a gift 

선물을 주다 
to give a gift

선물을 풀다
to open/unwrap a gift
(풀다 is to untie/unwind/undo)

선물 포장지
 wrapping paper
(literal “gift wrapping”. 포장지 is a wrapper. 사탕 포장지 is a candy wrapper)

선물을 포장하다
 to wrap a gift

이거 포장 좀 해주시겠어요?
 can you wrap this for me please? (more properly, 이거 should be 이것을)




눈사람을 만들다
 to make/build a snowman

눈사람 프로스티 / 프로스티 더 스노우맨
 frosty the snowman

잭 프로스트 
jack frost

abominable snowman / yeti
(the hanja is  雪人
 人 인 is for person and 雪 설 is snow. in other words, this is also literally “snow person” just like snowman)

지팡이 사탕 / 캔디 케인 
candy cane
(지팡이 is a cane! just as literal as english~)

눈이 쌓이다
 for snow to pile up (this means the snow is sticking)

눈이 오다 / 내리다
 for snow to come/fall (doesn’t necessarily mean that it is sticking though. just that it is snowing) 

산타할아버지 / 산타클로스 

산타할머니 / 미시즈 클로스
 mrs clause





snow angel 

눈천사를 만들다
to make a snow angel

jingle bell



썰매를 타다
 to ride a sleigh / sled


굴뚝을 타고 내려오다
 to come down the chimney
(literal, to ride the chimney and come falling down. but the kind of fall down like how rain falls, not a trip kinda fall)

종소리가 울리다
 for a bell to ring
(소리 is noise and 울리다 is to ring out/sound. bell noise sounds out)

징글벨이 울리다
 for jinglebell to ring/sound out

썰매의 방울 소리가 듣다
 to hear sleigh bells ring
(to hear the sound of a sleighs bell)

new year
(Jan 1st. All koreans age one year on this day. One year old at birth and one more year each new year. So a baby born on Dec 31st will be 2 years old the very next day!) 

새해 복 많이 받으세요
happy new year
(receive alot of new year luck)

the korean new year / lunar new year
(This marks the beginning of the lunar calendar and is a 3 day celebration. Many people get time off work for this. The new year expression 새해 복 많이 받으세요 may also be used on this new year as well)

진저브레드하우스 만들다 / 진저브레드맨 만들다
to make a gingerbread house/man
-> i found this adorable video


겨우살이 아래에서 뽀뽀하다 
to kiss under the mistle toe


눈송이 하나하나가 모두 특별해요
Each snowflake is unique

크리스마스 트리 꼭대기에 별을 놓으세요
Put the star on top of the tree
(-> 꼭대기 summit/apex)

만약 겨우살이 아래에서 어떤 사람을 만나면 뽀뽀해야 돼요
If you happen to meet someone under the mistletoe you have to kiss

날 겨우살이 아래에서 만나줘
Meet me under the mistletoe
->(informal cause I feel you’d only say this to like a spouse or something but formal would be 절 겨우살이 아래에서 만나주세요) 날 short for 나를 and 절 short for 저를)

9마리의 순록이 산타할아버지 썰매를 끌어요
9 reindeer pull santas sleigh

어느 안개 낀 크리스마스 이브에 산타할아버지는 루돌프한테 내 썰매를 이끌어 줄 수 있냐고 물어보셨어요
On a foggy christmas eve, santa asked Rudolph if he could guide his sleigh

다른 순록은 루돌프를 비웃었었어요
The other reindeer used to make fun of rudolph

엘프들은 산타할아버지한테 인형을 만들어줘요
Elves make toys for santa

이번 겨울에 눈이 쌓이면 좋겠어요 
I hope it snows this year (and that it sticks)



Published by Hannah & Shelbi

We are just 2 students who wish to share the love and joy of learning language through lesson posts and translations! We are doing this for fun, based on our experience and questions we ask native speakers. We are not fluent! Just passionate  ~ Hannah, Shelbi, and Jordan

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