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What’s the difference between 뵙다, 뵈다, and 보다?
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First of all, I have never heard the word '부다'. According to the 표준국어대사전, '뵙다' is more polite form of '뵈다'. But I can't see any significant difference of politeness between '뵙다' and '뵈다' '보다' is just ...

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What does 아끼면서 살자 mean?
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If you thought '아끼다' is used in two conflicting contexts, then think about this. "Let's be frugal" "Let's live loving each other" In both contexts, one considers something very ...

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What is the meaning of 수상 in 수상보안​간부학교?
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수상 literally means 'on the water' because 수 means water and 상 means on or above. 수상 is usually used as a prefix meaning maritime or naval. 보안 means security, 간부 means officer, 학교 means school. 보안간부학교, ...

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Why do we use 겠 and not 갰, any rational explanation?
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'겠' came from '게 하여 있'. So the original form of '하겠다' is '하게 하여 있다'. Of course, the latter form is not actually used in modern Korean neither in written nor in spoken form.

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Meaning of '수반'
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수반 is a general word meaning a head or a leader of a political entity of any kind, not limited to dictatorship. The most common usage example is '대한민국의 대통령은 행정부의 수반이다.'

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What does 덩그러니 mean in the sentence 또 덩그러니 내게 남겨져있어?
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The adverv '덩그러니' describes that something is left in a big and hollow space. I don't know your context, but it seems that '또 덩그러니 내게 남겨져 있어?' implies that something which might mean some task(?) is ...

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Does a unified North & South Korean dictionary really not exist?
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겨레말큰사전 which has not been published yet will be the first unified Korean dictionary. It will be published in 2022. Please refer to the below websites: Official website: https://www.gyeoremal.or.kr/...

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Future tense for “buy”
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'사다' (buy) and '살다' (live) both have future tense '살 거예요'. Native Koreans distinguish '살 거예요' (will buy) and '살 거예요' (will live) by context, not by the lengths of vowels.

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What does the word 지방근무 mean?
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지방 is a homonym. 지방(脂肪) means fat, but in your context 지방 is 지방(地方) which means outside of Seoul Metropolitan Area. 지방근무 가능 in the job requirement means that you should be able to work outside of ...

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Why did the father climb into his own bag? (띄어쓰기 농담)
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It is a well-known meme using wrong spacing. It should be '아빠가 방에 들어가신다' which means 'Father is entering the room', but due to the wrong spacing, '아빠 가방에 들어가신다' means 'Father is entering into the bag.'...

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What is the correct pronunciation of 호박잎?
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It is '호:방닙' The reference is https://ko.dict.naver.com/#/entry/koko/cae4df1923d24305b4f27782ba4c41be

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Vowel for Yanbian Dialect
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The merge of ㅗ and ㅓ, and ㅡ and ㅜ has been been completed yet. They are getting similar but still distinguishable. For example, the pronunciation of '정은' in Hamgyeong and Yanbian dialect may sound ...

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