When’s your birthday?
A : 수진 씨, 생일이 언제예요?
[Sujin-ssi, saengiri onjeyeyo?]
Su Jin, when is your birthday?
B : 6월 23일이에요. 토니 씨는요?
[Yuwol isipsamirieyo. Toni ssinunyo?]
June 23rd. How about yours, Tony?
A : 제 생일은 3월 4일이에요.
[Che saengirun samwol sairieyo]
Mine’s March 4th.
B : 3월이면 얼마 안 남았네요.
[Samworimyon olma an namanneyo]
Oh. It’s soon then.
혹 시 받고 싶은 선물이 있어요?
[Hoksi patgo sipun sonmuri itsoyo?]
Do you want anything for your birthday?
A : 하하, 갑자기 물으니까 생각이 안 나네요.
[Haha, kapjagi murunigga saenggagi an naneyo]
I don’t know. I can’t think of anything right now.
Knowing your friend’s birthday means a lot, especially if you want to become closer friends. Also, asking what your friend would like for a birthday present is a nice gesture to show that you really care.