호호. The last time I updated the Korean slang category was in ….. *whispers* December hahaha D: I’m back again though! Today I’ll be introducing a few slangs that is related to Twitter! I suppose I don’t have to explain what is Twitter.. right? If you are not following me, please follow! @hangukdrama I complain and whine a
After a number of filler posts, here’s something related to Korean! ———- HAHAHA. Chatting with a Korean friend and we decided to a mini exercise where she will give me a Korean phrase that foreigners won’t usually know of and I’m supposed to come up with an example sentence. Today’s phrase is 돗자리 깔다 I
Okay, I have to admit that variety shows are damn awesome. I seldom watch them, which explains why my slang vocabulary is so weak. Variety shows use slangs like no others. I’m currently watching GD in infinity challenge (unsubbed) and dying of laughter over all those language / slang jokes. I’ve never really watched subbed
First things first. If anyone asks you for 키알 or 섹알 in an online forum / chatting app, please get out immediately and block the person. Been reading quite a few disturbing news in Korea these days. Just today, there is an article published by Chosun Ilbo (original Korean article here) that talks about the
The hardest part of learning a language usually lies in getting its jokes. Especially those that are related to culture or word play. I’m a huge fan of word play, especially in Korean. Here’s a pretty decent list! HAHAHHA this list is hilarious!! How many can you understand from the first look? I got only….
This is an awesome and well-made documentary by MBC covering the dialects in Korea. Please watch it! Seriously, I love Korean documentaries! If you love Korean linguistics / dialects like me, you would know that it’s pretty rare to come across anything (online) that gives a good introduction to the various dialects spoken in Korea.
I’m a huge fan of slangs and newly coined words – nice to be up to date with the new lingo of the Korean language. Given my recent addiction to all things internet, here’s a series of smartphone slangs from the not so new to brand new. 애플빠 vs 갤스족 Not that difficult to get
I always believe in learning all aspects of a language, and thus vulgarities and crude expressions are also on my radar. It’s usually hard for foreigners to judge how strong or offensive such expressions are and especially in the Korean language where the speech styles and honorific system is so complex. The golden rule: never use
Slangs. One of the funnest part in learning a language. Korean seems to have quite a lot of slangs or 유행어, made famous by personalities, dramas, sitcoms etc. They are impossible (and not fun) to learn to without a context or seeing how it’s used in real life. But here are a few that I’ve