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[Korean Slang] #30 아점(Brunch)

Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #30


Have you ever been too lazy to eat breakfast?

We’ve all had the experience of having brunch on a lazy morning ☀️


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

✔️아점 is short for ‘침 겸 심’ which means ‘brunch’.


Along with 아점, ‘브런치’ which is the Korean pronunciation of ‘brunch’ is also frequently used.


However, the two neologisms have different nuances in Korea.

While “아점” focuses on the time of day one eats, “브런치” focuses on the food and atmosphere, often referring to a Western-style meal such as simple bread and eggs.


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A: 너 아침 먹었어?

Did you have breakfast today?

B: 아니, 오늘 늦잠 자서 아점 먹었어.

No, I had brunch because I overslept today.


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0:20 — “저 이거 아침점심, 아점…” means “This is my breakfast and lunch, brunch…


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