[Korean Slang] #45 알바(Part-time job)

[Korean Slang] #45 알바(Part-time job) Mirinae May 23, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #45   In Korea, part-timers are often called by this term which is derived from neither Korean nor English. Can you guess which language it is?   In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans call a “part-time job”! 알바 is […]

[Korean Slang] #44 코스프레(To dress in costumes)

[Korean Slang] #44 코스프레(To dress in costumes) Mirinae May 22, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #44   Do you have any memorable Halloween experiences?   In today’s post, let’s find out how to say “to dress in costumes” in Korean! 코스프레 is short for ‘코스튬 플레이 (costume play)’, which means ‘to dress in costumes’. […]

[Korean Slang] #43 플러팅(Flirting)

[Korean Slang] #43 플러팅(Flirting) Mirinae May 22, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #42   Have you heard of the term ‘플러팅 장인 (flirting expert)’?   In today’s post, let’s find out how “flirting” is used in Korea! 플러팅 is a Korean pronunciation of ‘flirting’.   This term is used to describe actions and words […]

[Korean Slang] #42 민초(Mint chocolate)

[Korean Slang] #42 민초(Mint chocolate) Mirinae May 22, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #42   Do you like mint chocolate flavor? Mint chocolate is one of the most polarizing foods in Korea   In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans call “mint chocolate”! 민초 is short for ‘민트 초콜릿’ which is the Korean […]

[Korean Slang] #41 우취(Be rained out / off)

[Korean Slang] #41 우취(Be rained out / off) Mirinae May 21, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #41   It is raining a lot in Korea, especially from late summer to early fall.  Because of it, there are often cancellation of various outdoor events   In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans say “be […]

[Korean Slang] #40 급찐살(Rapidly gained fat / weight)

[Korean Slang] #40 급찐살(Rapidly gained fat / weight) Mirinae May 21, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #40   Starting in late September, Korea have a long holiday weekend due to 추석(Chuseok), Korea’s Thanksgiving Day. Here’s a slang that could be useful after the holidays   In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans call […]

[Korean Slang] #39 호캉스(Hotel staycation)

[Korean Slang] #39 호캉스(Hotel staycation) Mirinae May 21, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #39   Have you ever been on a hotel staycation? Sometimes, all you need is a break from all the overwhelming things and kick back at a hotel ️   In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans call “hotel staycation”! […]

[Korean Slang] #38 티키타카(Good chemistry)

[Korean Slang] #38 티키타카(Good chemistry) Mirinae May 20, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #38   Do you have anyone that you feel good chemistry when talking to each other? You could use this word to describe the conversation with them   In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans say “good chemistry”! 티키타카 is the […]

[Korean Slang] #37 힙하다(Trendy, Hipster-like)

[Korean Slang] #37 힙하다(Trendy, Hipster-like) Mirinae May 20, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #37   What do you think is trending these days? Learn the slangs we have here and you too can be trendy   In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans say “trendy”! 힙하다 is short for ‘힙스터스럽다’, which literally means […]

[Korean Slang] #36 역주행(Move up the chart)

[Korean Slang] #36 역주행(Move up the chart) Mirinae May 20, 2024 Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #36   Do you have a good song that only you know? Sometimes unknown songs become popular and move up the music charts   In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans say “move up the chart”! 역주행 is used […]