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유리아이 is the Korean name of the song 'Lost in Love' by Taeyeon and Tiffany of Girls' Generation.

I know that 유리 琉璃 means glass, and I know that 아이 means child. However, when put together, Glass Child doesn't make much sense. Is it some kind of colloquialism or idiom in Korean? What does it actually mean?

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    I think it could be metaphorical portrayal of fragile mind of a said person. – Q20 Jul 1 '16 at 11:28
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    @user300375 I think so, that's what I suspected, but I couldn't get confirmation (nor denial) from a native Korean so I asked. High-five for having the same idea xD – busukxuan Jul 1 '16 at 18:37
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I doubt that '유리' in the title means '유리 (流離)' as it is not a broadly used word.

Further research led me to the fact that Korean word '유리소년 (glass boy)' is quite popular among young Korean people which is a direct translation of a Japanese song '硝子の少年' which is a debut single of Kinki Kids. According to the linked Wikipedia article:

The duo made their debut in 1997 with a double release of a single "Garasu no Shōnen" (硝子の少年?, "Glass Boy")

I believe '유리아이 (Glass Child)' and '유리소년 (Glass Boy)' have the same connotation in terms of interpreting what '유리' means.

'유리 (glass)' is transparent and easily broken (fragile). I think it metaphorically expresses the girl's mental status and sorrow after she broke up with her boyfriend.

'유리아이' could literally translates to 'glass child'.

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