Here we are with part three of some famous Korean words and phrases that pop up on the regular in K-dramas. If you’re like the average obsessed K-drama watcher and have watched a million dramas, you will probably recognize or be familiar with a lot of these words. But just in case you want to know what they mean or need a little refresher, here they are!
1. Jo-eun kkoom-kkuh!
jo-eun kkoom-kkuh / 좋은 꿈 꿔: sweet dreams
sa-gwil-lae? / 사귈래? : Will you go out with me?
joo-geul-lae?! / 죽을래?! : Do you want to die?!
gi-da-ryeo / 기다려 : wait for me
cheot-sarang / 첫사랑 : First love
jal-mot-haesseo / 잘못했어 : I was wrong
7. Ahjumma / Ahjusshi
ahjumma, ahjusshi / 아줌마, 아저씨 : an old lady, an old man
babo-ya / 바보야 : You idiot, silly one
bap-meok-ja / 밥먹자 : Let’s eat
seol-laen-da / 설렌다 : I got butterflies, I have butterflies
sseom-ta-da / 썸타다 : Having good chemistry, liking each other
12. Hoon-nam / Hoon-nyeo
hoon-nam, hoon-nyeo / 훈남, 훈녀: heart-warming man / woman
ool-ji-ma / 울지마 : Don’t cry
14. Hana, dul, set
hana, dul, set / 하나, 둘, 셋: One, two, three
mil-ddang / 밀땅 : playing hard to get
uh-dee-ya? / 어디야?: where are you?
seul-peu-da / 슬프다 : I’m sad.
dae-reo-da-jul-kkae / 대려다줄게: I’ll take you home
jang-nan-hae?! / 장난해?! : Are you kidding me?!
kkuh-juh / 꺼져 : get lost
Hey Soompiers, which of these words and phrases did you already know? Let me know in the comments below!
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