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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 ...

intention  
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 ...

translation  
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: http://dict.hjenglish.com/kr/ 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 ...

difference  
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?

grammar  
asked by Lance Clark 5 votes
answered by WEBjuju 1 vote
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