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Pronunciation difference between ᄉ and ᄊ

I am confused regarding pronunciation differences between ᄉ and ᄊ. Different sources show different tongue tip placement while pronouncing them. Some learning blogs teach that ᄉ is pronounced with ...

pronunciation phonology  
asked by Hayk Abelyan 2 votes
answered by Michaelyus 2 votes

Oldboy, Oh Dae-Su meaning "getting through one day at a time"

In the 2003 movie Oldboy, the main character says (in Korean): My Name, 'Oh Dae-Su', means getting through one day at a time. That's what 'Oh Dae-Su' means. Does this make sense in Korean? Is ...

asked by Quora Feans 2 votes
answered by MujjinGun 2 votes

Does "무료는 포함되지 않음" means “Ad-free not included”

Currently, we're selling an in-app purchase item in a mobile app. Even if the user has purchased the in-app purchase item, we will still show banner advertisement within the app. To avoid the ...

asked by Cheok Yan Cheng 1 vote
answered by gaeguri 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

The particle (이)야 and its exact meaning

I am new to this particle and I found that its meaning varies. Currently, here is my interpretation: Emphasizing a difference (Please explain this one, I don't quite get it) Ex. 남이야 하나 마나 우린 꼭 ...

grammar word-usage particle  
asked by 짱멋진만찢남 8 votes
answered by MujjinGun 4 votes

What is the difference between 좋다 and 좋아하다?

This is a question from the proposal phase. What is the difference between 좋다 and 좋아하다? How do we distinguish between them?

difference verb adjective  
asked by user17915 13 votes
answered by busukxuan 8 votes

Use of 의존명사(dependent noun) "바"

I actually don't use 네이버 국어사전 usually, but using another dictionary, as in here: Here, the dependent noun 바 was explained like this: Matter (I think similar to ...

grammar word-usage difference  
asked by 짱멋진만찢남 5 votes

What's the difference between '아가', '아기', and '애기', meaning baby?

Are some of these spellings / pronunciations less formal or slang versions of the word? I was surprised to see Google Translate translate 'baby' as 아가, as I had thought that was an informal version of ...

asked by topo Reinstate Monica 5 votes
answered by HK Lee 5 votes

Difference between 되었어요 and 됐어요?

What is the Difference between 되었어요 and 됐어요? For example: -서울에 산 지 얼마나 되었어요? -오 년 됐어요. Or -일 년 육 개월 정도 되었어요. I know both answers are correct.

vocabulary verb  
asked by Hanna 13 votes
answered by Vladhagen 14 votes

What are the best sources to study for TOPIK?

I am going to take TOPIK II exam in a few months, but I'm not sure which books are good to study. I found out these books. Are they familiar to anyone here? What are good and quick books or online ...

resources topik  
asked by Hanna 8 votes
answered by user17915 8 votes

When would I use -면서 vs -며?

Both of them seem to give off a sense of "X while doing Y". I'm not sure when to use which. Is one used for speaking only? Or, are they both the same overall?

asked by Lance Clark 5 votes
answered by WEBjuju 1 vote
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