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”
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The Sticky Note Study Method
There’s two things that I mainly do, now. I’m at the point where I really just need to focus on vocab, so I put up sticky notes and write my new vocab on white boards.
법정 vs 법원 [Korean words for ‘court’]
They both mean court and can be used to talk about court/the courthouse. BUT the following are the more natural usages.
Music Related Vocab in Korean
Lots of Konglish, y’all
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”
진눈깨비 sleet 진눈깨비가 오다 for sleet to come 진눈깨비가 내리다 for sleet to fall 눈이 오다 for snow to come (snowing) 눈이 내리다 for snow to fall (snowing) 눈이 쌓이다 for snow to pile up (stick to the ground) 눈송이 snowflake 눈보라 blizzard 눈보라 몰아치다 for a blizzard to strike 폭설 heavy snow fall 폭설이Continue reading “Winter Weather”
When and How to Switch to 반말
This post goes hand in hand with Hannah’s! She gave you real life examples of how she experienced a switch that you can read here-> ( https://satyanghaekorean.org/2021/11/07/a-note-on-korean-formalities-dropping-them-examples/ ) Remember that I am not native, so this is just my own conjecture based on the response given by my language partner to a sample conversation whereContinue reading “When and How to Switch to 반말”
Hangul [Korean] Reading Practice
So I went to my friend’s house and found this book. What do you think it says? Pause and think about it before continuing ~
A note on Korean formalities (& dropping them) + Examples
*･ﾟﾟ･*:.｡..｡.:*ﾟ:*:✼✿ ✿✼:*ﾟ:.｡..｡.:*･ﾟﾟ･* Hey guys! I was just thinking about formalities earlier and wanted to share my experience with different Koreans and dropping formalities. Formalities are extremely important to the Korean language. 존댓말, or formal speech, should be used with people you don’t know, people who are older than you, or people who are in authority. 반말,Continue reading “A note on Korean formalities (& dropping them) + Examples”
Fortnite Announcement Screen Korean vs English + Vocab List
~ ~ ~ Now my deep dark secret is out and everyone knows I play Fortnite. I blame my friend for convincing me to play it with him as a social activity.