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What's the nuance of meaning of 마음을 먹다 (literally, 'to eat one's mind'), and how does the metaphor work?

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Are there any traditional Korean names that don't have a Chinese character form?

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What is the politest way in Korean to say that someone is 'old'?

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1 answer
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Why do product labels often have emphasized 한자?

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Do Korean sentences always end with a verb-like word?

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1 answer
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A way to remember the natural Korean numbers 스물 (20), 서른 (30), 마흔 (40) and so on?

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1 answer
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How can I tell when ~기도 하다 denotes alternatives? Can it have any other meanings apart from 'and' / 'also'?

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Is it common for Koreans to say '내일 모레' to mean 'the day after tomorrow'?

4 votes
3 answers
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Are there any hand gestures local to Korea that are considered rude?

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2 answers
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When using the Korean IME In Windows 10, how do I type hanja (한자) characters?

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What's the difference between '아가', '아기', and '애기', meaning baby?

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Does 'Gee' (as in the 소녀시대 song) have any Korean meaning?

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How to say "welcome back" in Korean?

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What's the nuance of meaning of '잘 먹고 잘 살아' as a way to say goodbye?

8 votes
1 answer
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Is there any tradition of writing Korean in a linear fashion, outside of syllable blocks?

10 votes
8 answers
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Why don't Koreans call their country 'Korea'?

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How well-known is the term 리즈 시절 ("Leeds season")?

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Can 있다 and 없다 be negated (with 안 or -지 않다)?

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What's the name for 4-character Chinese character expressions like 천고마비 or 오리무중?

3 votes
6 answers
991 views

Is it possible to say "환영드립니다"?

2 votes
3 answers
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What's the meaning of 패(牌) in the word 깡패 (gangster)?

8 votes
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Assuming relative status is known, how do I know when I should 'honor' someone gramatically?

10 votes
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556 views

Wiki: List of songs that are useful for learning Korean

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What's the difference between 상태동사 and 형용사?

5 votes
1 answer
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Is it ok to use the contracted version of quotationals ( 대, 래...) when you'd normally need an honorific?

4 votes
4 answers
284 views

Origin of character 威 (위)

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1 answer
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How precisely can one define what "trot/ 트로트 / 트롯" music is?

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3 answers
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What's a natural way to say that someone works somewhere (for a job)?

6 votes
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Are there many (or any) 'respectable' acronyms or initialisms in use in modern Korean?

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How to translate '신권' in '회장은 회장이로되 신권은 없다'

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