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What is the background of the expression "쩐다!"?

It's from dialect word "쩔다" which means "salt down". And It can be use both side of "The best" or "The worst" like "awesome". ex) 니 얼굴 쩐다. -> Your face looks awesome.(Bad or Good)
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What does 불 나방 mean?

불나방 (a garden tiger moth) is mainly used to a person who falls into temptation and pays a high price. That is, a stupid person. It is negative (1) Still many people dashed to speculative investment ...
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What is the meaning of 쥐쥐?

A gaming term: GG good game ― gg, ㅈㅈ, 지지, or 쥐쥐. Know Your Meme The acronym was referenced online as early as October 1999 in an article on the Internet Chess Club website about gaming etiquette. ...
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What does 쫌 mean?

"쫌!" by itself is similar to "Oh pleeeaaase!!" - it's an expression of exasperation at whatever the other side is doing (or not doing). It's also rather informal. "아 쫌!" ...
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How well-known is the term 리즈 시절 ("Leeds season")?

A criterion for that is Naver News or other Internet news sites. 리즈 시절 was mentioned as a newly-coined word in an 2010 news article and is still used. Its relevant term, 리즈 갱신, seems to have been used ...
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What does 퉁치다 mean, or what is the dictionary saying?

줄 것과 받을 것을 서로 없는 것으로 치다 = Cancel out what one owes with what one is owed to call it even. That is, two people owe something (comparable in value) to one another but decide to call themselves even by ...
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What does 쫌 mean?

쫌 is an informal abbreviation of '조금'. A more standard abbreviation of 조금 is 좀, and both of them have the same meaning. 좀 itself has no specific meaning. Here is a list of the possible meanings of 좀: ...
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What is the background of the expression "쩐다!"?

1) 절이다 : preserve fish in salt 생선을 소금에 절이다. Clothes with a lot of sweat has a terrible smell. 땀에 절은 옷은 냄새가 안좋다. 2) 찌들다 : be worn with domestic cares. 살림에 찌들다 3) a regional dialect : Why do you have ...
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Is 스시녀 a derogatory word?

I have never heard about 스시녀 in my life. However, it is a quite easy for me to understand the meaning of it. If anyone who uses or speaks those words to you, I recommend you don't consider him or her ...
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What does 엄칭히 mean?

I'm korean student in high school:), thank you for your attention to Korean. not 엄칭히, it is 엄청. There are various expression '엄청'. Because local speaking is very deveoloped in Korean. we called that ...
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What does 삽질 하네 and 놀구 있네 mean?

삽질하다 means to shovel (삽 = shovel(n), 질 = action/motion of doing something), but it is also a slang word for doing unnecessary or futile work that doesn't do any good. 놀고 있다 (구->고) is literally &...
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What does "T moment" mean?

I've never heard of it and Googling in Korean shows nothing. It could be that the first person's name starts with a T, but even then natives would be extremely unlikely to express it like that (either ...
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Question about this slang/curse word

시벌좌 is a combination of 시벌+좌. 시벌 is a variation of 씨발, which is the most commonly used curse in Korean. The usage and meaning 씨발 are very close to 'fuck' in English. Meanwhile, 좌 is another slang for ...
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Question about this slang/curse word

That word is an insult to the deceased. Park Won-soon https://namu.wiki/w/%EC%94%A8%EB%B0%9C%EB%A0%A8%EC%95%84
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라떼 말이야 - meaning?

말 can mean a word, phrase, sentence, or the entire language. It is much more widely used than what these words suggest though, as it can also mean the point of what you're saying or the thrust of ...
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What does "T moment" mean?

I found out the answer and it's actually funny because it was actually an inside joke between the people. They're referring to MBTI types and their functions (like how others would be like with their ...
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What does 엄칭히 mean?

'Very' is a good translation. As you said, I couldn't find it in a Korean-English dictionary, but it is in a Korean dictionary. 엄청이 is Chungcheong dialect for 엄청. As a side note, I would recommend ...
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What is the meaning of 쥐쥐?

Sounds like the person is saying GG, which, as you may know, means good game. GG is often typed or said after a PvP (player vs player, as opposed to computers) from one player to another. Online ...
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