Magic Vocab Set

수리수리 마수리 abracadabra 마술 magic (real world magic) 마술사 magician (real world) 마정석, 마석, 마수석, 코어, 정수 Something (typically a stone) that increases a mages power / enhances magic. “The terminology is different per author” (from this naver answer) 마법 fairytale type of magic 마법사 wizard, witch, mage, sorcerer etc 마녀 witch (magic woman) 지팡이Continue reading “Magic Vocab Set”

Korean Snack Packaging Translation Part. 2

Let’s start with the title. 흑당 밀크티 아몬드 Brown Sugar Milk Tea Almond 밀크티 and 아몬드 are both words that are used in Korea for Milk Tea and Almond(s). It is also Konglish. 흑당 means brown sugar. When I google the word, I only see tea. So I asked 2 different Koreans if this wordContinue reading “Korean Snack Packaging Translation Part. 2”

Snack Packaging Translation Pt. 1

Let’s start with the giant product name. 허니버터아몬드 Honey Butter Almond This is just Konglish Now look at the upper right corner, where the little pull tab is. 뜯는곳 뜯다 is to tear something that is closed. -는 곳 is added to the stem of the verb, turning it into a place. So this meansContinue reading “Snack Packaging Translation Pt. 1”

Study Sweetly ~ Translating my Notebook

This probably isn’t what you expect from the title. My friend sometimes brings me presents from Korea! And one of the things I’ve gotten is this notebook. I am going to take this opportunity to translate some of it for you ~

Got7’s Dream Knight Drama Script Translation (Cover)

A while ago I ordered Got7’s Dream Knight webdrama. It came with a script!My plan is to translate an episode at a time, and then watch the episode (they’re only 10 minutes long) with Korean captions to practice understanding it. When I’m done with that, I’ll turn off the captions and it’ll be great listeningContinue reading “Got7’s Dream Knight Drama Script Translation (Cover)”

KakaoTalk Emoticon Translation: Edgy Worm (Korean to English)

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)”

Sending Love

This was originally made for SF9 Amino regarding their participation in Kingdom. ☆~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~☆ IM ROOTING FOR YOU (GROUP)! There are several ways you can express your love and support, we will talk about 3! ☆~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~☆ 1) (name) 화이팅 / 파이팅 화이팅 / 파이팅 are konglish for “fighting”. It is a word of encouragement that someoneContinue reading “Sending Love”

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”