Text slang and abbreviations

-> 봐

-> from 보다 (see/watch/try)

-> 한번

-> once / one time.

“I’ll have to check it out” 함바야지 (한번 봐야지) “try eating it once” 함먹어바 (한번 먹어봐).

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당근이지-> used cause it sounds similar to 당연하지 of course! (but literally-> its a carrot)

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절레절레-> smh

(theres another version here!)

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노잼-> 재미가 없어

-> no fun

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맴찢-> 마음이 찢어졌어

-> heartbreak (literal, heart was broken/torn)

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케바케-> 케이스 바이 케이스

case by case

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찐 -> 진짜

really / very

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일케-> 이렇게

-> like this

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어케-> 어떻게

-> how

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노메-> 노 메시지

-> no comment

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존예-> 존나 예뻐

-> freaking gorgeous (bad word)

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존못-> 존나 못생겼어

->fugly (bad word)

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존맛-> 존나 맛있어

->freaking delicious (bad word)

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ㅇㅈ-> 인정

->admit/ i agree

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ㄴㅇㅈ-> 노 인정

-> (disagree. no/i dont think so) (ive also seen it refer to 노오잼 no fun)

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뜨아-> 뜨거운 아메리카노

-> hot americano

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따아-> 따뜻한 아메리카노

-> warm americano

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아아-> 아이스 아메리카노

-> iced americano

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아카마-> 아이스 카라멜 마키아토

-> iced caramel macchiato

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ㅅㅂ-> 시발 (bad word)
ㅅㅂ년아-> bad word for female
ㅅㅂ놈아-> bad word for male

ㅆㄱ-> 새끼 (bad word)

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ㄷㅊ-> 닥쳐!

-> stfu

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ㅇㄱㄹㅇ-> 아 그래요?

->oh, really?

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ㄹㅇ-> 레알->

->really/seriously

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ㄱㄷ-> 기다려

->wait

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ㅇㄷ-> 어디

->where

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-> 너무

->very / really

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-> 조금

-> a little

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-> 그냥

-> just

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-> 지금

-> right now

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-> 마음

-> heart/mind

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ㅎ2/ㅎㅇ-> 하이

-> hi

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ㅃ/ㅂㅂ/ㅂ2-> 바이

-> bye

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82-> 빨리

-> quickly

-> 8= 팔 2=이 팔이-> 빨리

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ㄱㄱ-> 고고

-> gogo

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ㄴㄴ-> 노노

->nono

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ㄱㅊ-> 괜찮아

-> its ok

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82ㄱㄱ-> 빨리 고고

-> (go quickly)

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ㅈㅅ-> 죄송해

-> sorry

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ㄱㅅ-> 감사

-> thanks

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ㅊㅋ/ㅊㅊ-> 축하

-> congrats

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ㅌㅌ-> 토끼다

-> (gamer slang for run away, enemy spotted)

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ㄷㄷ-> 덜덜

-> shivering

-> can be nervousness or excitment

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ㅎㅎ-> haha

ㅋㅋㅋ-> lol
-> sarcastic “크”

giggles
헤헤
호호
후훗
흐흐
히히
깔깔
킥킥
큭큭
etc

DISCLAIMER

Remember text slangs are informal. If you say ㄱㅅ to someone you don’t know well, it may be rude. If you were to text your boss, you wouldnt say “ty” you’d be more professional and spell it out.

Published by Hannah & Shelbi

We are just 2 students who wish to share the love and joy of learning language through lesson posts and translations! We are doing this for fun, based on our experience and questions we ask native speakers. We are not fluent! Just passionate  ~ Hannah, Shelbi, and Jordan

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