쟤 왜저래 Literally: Why is he like that Also: What’s with him? Pronouns aren’t really used in Korean, but 쟤 functions as he/she. You may know ‘왜 그래’ like ‘what’s up with you’ or ‘why are you being like this’. This is the same thing. 왜 means ‘why’, and 저래 is like 그래. I wasContinue reading “KakaoTalk Emoticon Translation: Edgy Worm (Korean to English)”
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Learn Korean with Kpop: Ravi ‘Flower Garden’ Chorus English Translation
There’s actually not a whole lot of Korean in this one! But I want to translate the song so figured why not do a post. (I forgot that translating Ravi’s stuff is near impossible, even with a native’s help)
ㅇㅇ Short for ‘응!’ Or ‘yes’ ㄴㄴ Short for ‘아니’ or ‘no’ 한남 Short for 한국남자, but Korean men don’t want to be called it because it carries the conotation of being mean Note: I just learned that this term is also derogatory and used by extreme feminists in Korea. Don’t use it. 카톡 ShortContinue reading “Korean Slang”
Uses of 치다
치다 To hit ~~~ I found out that you 치다 typewriters today and I got really excited over that. It made me want to make a list of things that you can 치다.
Korean Meme Translations (Beginner)
A super easy one!! This is just the dictionary form of 완벽하다, which means ‘to be perfect’. Here is one of the first words that everybody learns! 사랑하다 translates as ‘to love’. 사랑해요 is the formal version of the present tense conjugation, 사랑해. So essentially this meme translates to ‘I love you!!’ (but formally ㅋㅋ)Continue reading “Korean Meme Translations (Beginner)”
Pokemon Go Catch Screen Translation
When you catch a pokemon in Pokemon Go it brings up the catch screen, showing different elements of the catch and how much xp you get for them. Here’s the Korean version and the translation!
Nathan Pyle ‘Strange Planet’ Korean Version + Translation + Grammar Breakdown
Literal trans: Has my existence stopped? Trickery! It has not. Alright we will have to take this in 2 parts. 내가 A combination of the informal you 나 (meaning ‘I’) and the topic particle -가. -이/가 is used to indicate the topic of a sentence. -이 for words ending in a consonant sound and -가Continue reading “Nathan Pyle ‘Strange Planet’ Korean Version + Translation + Grammar Breakdown”
Boba Tea Vocab
Quizlet set 흑당 Brown Sugar Specifically as a milk tea flavor
BTS ‘방탄소년단’ Name Translation + Breakdown
I don’t actually stan, but I know everyone else does 😉 And you can’t argue against their stellar performance quality! English: BTS Korean: 방탄소년단 Translation: Bulletproof Boys So their name is actually different than a lot of other groups. Most groups have the same name in Korean and English; only the letters used change. However!Continue reading “BTS ‘방탄소년단’ Name Translation + Breakdown”
흑당 / 흑설탕 / 황설탕 [Words for Brown Sugar]
All the words mean ‘brown sugar’ but there’s different nuances and contexts. 흑당 This word is only really used to refer to the brown sugar milk tea flavor.