Temperature in Korean

Koreans (and everyone else except Americans ?) use Celsius instead of Fahrenheit How to Read the Numbers: Decimals are read like we do in English. The number before the decimal is read as a whole number. The numbers after the decimal are read individually. Read using SINO KOREAN numbers (일 이 삼). The decimal isContinue reading “Temperature in Korean”

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This was originally made for SF9 Amino regarding their participation in Kingdom.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”

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”

In the mood for / craving

ㄹ 기분이 아니다 not in the mood for 고 싶다 in the mood for doing 이/가 땡기다 in the mood for (food/drink) ㄹ 기분이 아니다not in the mood for Add ㄹ to verbs just like you would for future tense~ 공부할 기분이 아니에요I don’t feel like studying / I’m not in the mood to studyContinue reading “In the mood for / craving”

Religion vocab

If you want to know about something not on this list, let me know and I will do my best to research it for you. 지옥 hell 악마/악령/마귀/악신 devil/demon/evil spirit (-> I confirmed that they dont really differentiate demon from devil. I was also told 악신 isnt used much) 죄 sin 죄인 sinner 죄(를) 짓다Continue reading “Religion vocab”

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”

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”