using ^^ ~ and ㅠㅠ in Korean!


You are probably familiar with this one. It is just the Korean version of a smiley face! 🙂


USING ㅜㅜ and ㅠㅠ

Cries 😥 one just has more tears than the other :””(

It can be used for sad or defeated feelings. (by defeated, I mean: 한국어 어렵다 ㅠㅠ Korean is hard 😭)

It can also be used for overwhelming feelings (like 귀엽다ㅠㅠ ITS SO CUTE)



This one can be a little trickier.

This can be used in between a word to either drag it out, or indicate a change in pitch. for example, 푸~욱 can either be read as 푸우욱 or 푸 📈욱

In my opinion, it is also used at the end of a sentence to kind of give the sentence a lighter feel. for example, you often see it in a greeting “안녕하세요 ~” which is a cheery greeting or with words of encouragement “파이팅~”


Keep in mind that I am not a native and this is just how I have experienced it^^ Happy studying all~

~ Shelbi

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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