ghost ( 귀신 대 유령 )

Both mean ghost and koreans don’t really care. A ghost is a ghost! (By this I mean that if you say you saw, or are afraid of, 귀신 they’re most likely not gonna give you 3rd degree to see if it really was a 귀신) . . . 귀신 ghost with a human figure(This isContinue reading “ghost ( 귀신 대 유령 )”

약을 빨다 (taking drugs)

I learned about this from my language partner cause he said the writers of this show were on drugs, so of course I had to ask “what’s that in korean?” lol . to take drugs -> 약을 빨다빨다 to suck to take medicine -> 약을 먹다먹다 to eat suck medicine = illegal drugs / drugsContinue reading “약을 빨다 (taking drugs)”

우리 as “my” (also 네 and 저희)

In Korean, 제 (“my”) isn’t used for things you don’t actually posess (such as people and buildings like house/school/bank etc) When I was a beginner, I learned that spouses, children, pets, and 친구 were exceptions. You could use 제(저의) for those. When I received tutoring, I learned that this wasn’t completely true. When writing, thoseContinue reading “우리 as “my” (also 네 and 저희)”

What is Bunshinsaba ? TREASURE The Mysterious Class ep 1 notes

남고 is a 남자 고등학교 or “all boy school” 괴담 is a ghost story or an urban legend “all boy highschool ghost story” is a more literal translation 분신사바 (bunshinsaba) is an incantion (주술) for calling a spirit that came over to Korea from Japan. This incantation is said to have been famous in DaeguContinue reading “What is Bunshinsaba ? TREASURE The Mysterious Class ep 1 notes”

Handwriting progress (Shelbi)

I just think it’s fun to watch our progression. Unfortunately, I only have a couple examples with time stamps (another reason I decided to post this) SUMMER OF 2018 (somewhere between august and October) . . MARCH OF 2019 Less blocky, but pretty sloppy for my “neat” handwriting. I have noticed that I’m not theContinue reading “Handwriting progress (Shelbi)”

Cancer Vocab

발암물질 carcinogen-> 발암물질은 사람들에게 암을 일으키다(a carcinogen causes cancer in people)(->a sentence I saw on naver) 암 cancer -> for the most part, add 암 to specific types. examples:폐 -> lung. 폐암 lung cancer피부 -> skin. 피부암 skin cancer자궁암 / 자궁경부암 uterine/cervical cancer유방 breast 유방암 breast cancer유방자가검진 self breast exam So far, I have foundContinue reading “Cancer Vocab”