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Are there any hand gestures local to Korea that are considered rude?

As far as I know, https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_finger is understood in Korea as a rude gesture much as it is in the rest of the world. However, some regions have more locally-understood ...
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How to say or suggest in an informal (and possibly rude) way that someone can be disregarded?

Warning: the English language I would like to know of a Korean equivalent for is rude, and contained in the examples below. From this example, we can understand that B wishes to disregard John's ...
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How to spell final “shhhh!” in gangster speak?

South Korean movies that deal with or involve gangsters, often feature gangter-speak, where every sentence ends with -shh!. I always thought that stood for an expletive, shibal, is that correct? In ...