몇 can be used, for instance, when you don’t want to specify the exact number of something. In this case, 몇 can be translated as ‘some’:

  • I bought some flowers. / 나는 꽃 몇 다발을 샀어요.

몇 can also be translated as ‘how much/many’:

  • How many apples do you have? / 너는 사과가 몇 개 있어요?
  • How old are you? / 몇 살이에요?
  • What time is it now? / 지금 몇 시예요?

Vocabulary:

나 = I (informal)

꽃 = flower

다발 = counter for flowers or plants

사다 = to buy

사과 = apple

개 = counter for ‘things’

있다 = to exist, to have, to be

지금 = now

시간 = time

  • Please consult this list if you are interested in counters.