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

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

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Would 동경 and 북경 be commonly understood as ways of saying 'Tokyo' and 'Beijing'?

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Which Korean country names originate from Japanese?

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Is there a special name in Korean for adverbs like '반짝반짝', '흔들흔들', '빙글빙글'?

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

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

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What percentage of Korean vocabulary is derived/borrowed from English?

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How can you show that you are correcting yourself? (Equivalent of "I mean.." in English)

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Spelling : how can I remember if a consonant is placed as a final '받침' in a block (followed by a null), or as an initial on the next block?

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Are there any Korean names not in the format [single character family name] - [two character given name]?

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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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As a counter word for books, when would it be appropriate to use '부', and when would I use '권'(券)?

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How can I use the form X + 답다?

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What does '여보세요' mean in the middle of a conversation?

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Can I use the 아/어 있다 construction with 가다 / 오다?

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How can people whose native language is very different get Korean vocabulary to 'stick' in the memory?

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Can 선물을 보낼 친구 mean both "the friend who will send the present" and "the friend to whom the present will be sent"?

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When would the 하오체 style be used?

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Why is the 겠 particle used in '알겠습니다'?

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Do the shapes of Hangul characters have any significance?

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Is it more polite to say '고맙습니다' or '감사합니다'? Is there any other difference in meaning?

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What are the main differences between using '-적(이다)' and '-스럽다' to generate adjectives from nouns?

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Why is there a limit to the quantity that can be expressed in Native Korean numbers?

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Can the -ㅁ nominalizer ending be attached to all 용언?

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How general is the pattern N + 당하다?

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

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Meaning of 몇 사람 in 성공한 사람은 몇 사람 안 된다

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

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

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