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[Korean Slang] #29 열공(Study hard)

Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #29


Are you studying for something lately?

In life, learning never seems to end 📝


In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans say “study hard”!

✔️열공 is short for ‘심히 (Hard / Diligently) 부하다 (Study)’ which means ‘study hard’ or ‘good luck’.



This term can be used by students to motivate themselves, but also by people around them to cheer or support someone.



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A: 오늘 진짜 열공할 거야.

I’m really going to study hard today.

B: 그래, 파이팅!

Okay, good luck!


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0:20 — Yoo Jae-suk says “학생 여러분들의 열공을 응원합니다!” which means “I’m rooting for you (to study hard)!”


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