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What is the difference between 요즘 and 요새?
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요즈음=요즘=요사이=요새=nowadays 요즘도 바쁘세요? Are you busy nowadays ? 그는 요즘에 시험 때문에 늦게까지 공부한다. He studied lately for examination nowadays. 요즘에는 모든 것이 빨리 변한다. At this time, everything is changed fast. 요즘 사람들은 ...

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Could a translation error lead to squares to not be considered as rectangles?
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quadrangle=quadrilateral=tetragon=사각형 rectangle =직사각형 (quadrangle with four right angles) regular tetragon=square=정사각형 (which is included in rectangle) oblong rectangle (In the context, this is a ...

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What is the difference between ways to say "motivation", e.g. 자극 and 동기 부여?
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I will add some 자극 - stimulus : (1) From external force, we obtain psychological pressure : 내 동생의 태도는 나에게 자극이 된다 My sister's attitude is a stimulus to me (2) Organ of living things : 좋은 음악은 아드레날린 ...

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하루, 이틀 ... 이레 (one day, two days ... seven days)
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(1) In math book, 1 2 3 4 5 ... -> 일 이 삼 사 오 ... 10 십 20 이십 100 백 1000 천 For instance, 12 십이, 12.017 십이점 일칠, 0.1 영점 일 and 1002 천이 (2) Counting way : 하나 둘 셋 넷 다섯 여섯 일곱 ... 10 열 11 열하나 20 스물 30 ...

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What's the etymology of 점심 (點心) meaning 'lunch'?
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점심 (點心 =putting a point in heart) 1.하루 중에 해가 가장 높이 떠 있는, 정오부터 반나절쯤까지의 동안. from 12 to 1 pm. 끼니로 먹는 음식. 또는 끼니를 먹는 일. food or eating food. 추가 설명 additional explanation : 동양 사상에는 아침은 제대로 먹고 점심 ...

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Which way to write ㅊ
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The first and second can be frequently seen in korean web page. And the third is used by calligrapher. With a large brush, they write with third way in a big paper frequently. In further, some people ...

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