Booin (부인) is also a familiar term; it literally means “wife”. Husbands would call their wives booin or manura (마누라), another word which also makes its appearance in old letters.
What do Korean call their wife?
“Wife” in Korean is 아내 (“a-nae”). “Husband,” on the other hand, is 남편 (“nam-pyeon”).
How do Koreans address their spouse?
Yeobo (여보) – “Honey” or “Darling” This translates as “honey” or “darling”. It is used exclusively between married couples. You may have heard of this term from a husband or wife in Korean dramas. This term can be used for both men and women.
Can you call your wife Yeobo?
Yeobo (여보) is actually used to call your wife or husband when you are married.
What is BAE Korean?
Bae, also spelled Bai or Pae, is a Korean family name. The South Korean census of 2015 found 400,641 people by this surname, or less than 1% of the population. The most common character is also used to write the Chinese surname Pei, which is also the origin of the Vietnamese surname Bùi.
Can a girl say Hyung?
I have many female friends and nobody call a man generally hyung. Of course they can sometimes make a joke calling a man as hyung but it does not mean that the girl can call a man hyung .