"Million"

Translation:백만

November 5, 2017

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/tessabanessa

만 is ten thousand so 백만 is 100 x 10,000 = 1,000,000.

November 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/nleconte

Yes, indeed. Koreans count in units of 10 000. So, the next step would be 10 000 * 10 000 = 100 000 000 (일억).

Useful if you ever find yourself looking to buy a house in Korea ;)

November 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Skye653218

This is using math that has always confused me. Too mnay zeros

December 1, 2017
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