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[Korean Slang] #17 아아(Iced Americano)

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What’s your favorite drink at a café?


No matter the weather, many Koreans continue to enjoy their beloved iced Americano 🧊


In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans call “Iced Americano”!

✔️아아 is short for ‘이스 메리카노’ which is the Korean pronunciation of ‘Iced Americano’.


Koreans are fond of iced Americanos, which is a beverage made from black coffee served over ice.


This abbreviation has become so popular that most baristas would understand it when you order by saying “아아 한 잔 주세요. (One cup of iced Americano, please.)” at a café.


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A: 뭐 마실래?

What would you like to drink?

B: 나는 아아 마실게.

I’ll get an iced Americano.



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7:29 — Seungkwan says “커피 입문, 아아 입문 최적!” which means “It’s the best for trying coffee or iced Americano for the first time!”


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