Say Speaking

sayspeaking.com is a website that offers korean tutoring. In my opinion it is too pricy, but overall I had a good experience. I am pleased to see that they fixed the website so it now works on portrait mode. The tutoring sessions last for 55 minutes and are done by video call. The tutor typesContinue reading “Say Speaking”

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)

Preventing the Virus

Learning with Tiktok (Group: OnlyOneOf Fandom lyOn) 1) Wear a mask 예방하다 to prevent 마스크 face mask -> this is the kind of mask you use for health purposes while 가면 is more like a halloween or other kind of mask 착용하다 to wear (a formal word used for anything you wear. In casual situationsContinue reading “Preventing the Virus”

Words for mask

마스크 This is typically the mask worn for health purposes and you can either 하다 or 쓰다 it , 가면 Decorative masks. These tend to be hard and thick and you 쓰다 them , 복면 Decorative masks that are typically made out of fabric and you 쓰다 them. Unlike 가면, these masks are soft andContinue reading “Words for mask”

Korean Slang

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”

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)”

TITLE TRANSLATION 귀환자의 마법은 특별해야 합니다

From what I can tell, the official translation (or at least an agreed upon translation) is “A returner’s magic should be special”. So here’s the breakdown with my personal translation! . 귀환자 is defined as “a person who leaves a place and returns back to where they’re originally from” -> In English, this is aContinue reading “TITLE TRANSLATION 귀환자의 마법은 특별해야 합니다”

모자라다 VS 부족하다 VS 모자르다

모자라다 VS 부족하다these are synonyms They are like inadequate vs insufficient. They are similar and included in eachothers definitions. From what ive seen id say: 모자라다 insufficient(because I’ve seen it dealing with quantity which is what insufficient is) 부족하다 inadequate(whereas this is both quantity andquality) EXAMPLEWe dont say “an insufficient person”, we say “an inadequateContinue reading “모자라다 VS 부족하다 VS 모자르다”