Cancer Vocab

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”

Winter Weather

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”

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”

Christmas Day 크리스마스 날

크리스마스 christmas 메리 크리스마스 merry christmas!  크리스마스 트리christmas tree  별star 흐리다to be cloudy 선물 gift / present 크리스마스 트리 아래에 선물을 놓다to put a present under the tree 선물을 받다 to receive a gift  선물을 주다 to give a gift 선물을 풀다to open/unwrap a gift(풀다 is to untie/unwind/undo) 선물 포장지 wrapping paper(literal “gift wrapping”. 포장지 is a wrapper. 사탕 포장지 isContinue reading “Christmas Day 크리스마스 날”

대리만족 and 먹방 (Korean Vocab)

My friend and I were talking about 먹방 and I have no idea why. But we were discussing how we don’t see the appeal of them and don’t watch them. I’m like ‘I don’t understand, why do people like them so much?’ She said that it’s because it gives them 대리만족. And I was likeContinue reading “대리만족 and 먹방 (Korean Vocab)”

Strange Planet Comic Translation (Korean/English)

I’ll absorb it all I’ll absorb it all 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 -가 for those ending in a vowel sound. When these attach to 나,Continue reading “Strange Planet Comic Translation (Korean/English)”