Korean Language

What Does Babo Mean in Korean?

Babo (바보) is a Korean word which, depending on the intention of the speaker, can be playful or offensive. If you are learning Korean and often speak with native Korean speakers, watch K-dramas, or listen to K-pop, you have probably heard the word Babo and wondered ‘What does Babo mean in Korean?‘. In this post…

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Why Do Koreans Say Fighting?

If you watch Korean sports events, Korean dramas, or listen to Kpop bands like BTS, you have probably heard them say ‘fighting’ (화이팅) a lot. Although ‘화이팅’ sounds similar to the English word ‘fighting’, when Koreans say ‘fighting’ they are not talking about a physical fight. So, why do Koreans say fighting? ‘Fighting’ (pronounced hwaiting)…

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Who In Korean | Questions in Korean With Who

Being able to make questions in Korean is essential if you are to communicate successfully. There are many question words in Korean, corresponding to who, what, where, when, and how. In this lesson, you will learn how to make questions in Korean with ‘who’. You’ll learn 6 different ways to say ‘who’ in Korean, and…

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Classroom Korean | 30 Useful Korean Expressions For The Classroom

Whether you’re learning Korean in a classroom, or you are a teacher teaching Korean students, learning classroom Korean can be incredibly useful. If you’re learning Korean in a classroom, by learning classroom Korean expressions you’ll be able to understand you’re Korean teacher’s instructions and follow along with the lesson better. Or if you’re teaching English…

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The 6 Different Ways To Say ‘What’ In Korean

When learning Korean, most beginners learn that ‘what’ in Korean is 뭐. While this is correct, there are in fact many different ways to say ‘what’ in Korean. The particular word you use for ‘what’ in Korean depends on the particular sentence you are making. In English, when saying sentences like ‘What’s this?’, ‘What time…

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6 Ways To Say ‘How’ In Korean

When learning Korean, most beginners learn that ‘how’ in Korean is 어떻게. While this is correct, there are in fact many different ways to say ‘how’ in Korean. Knowing which word for ‘how’ to use can be confusing and it is easy to make mistakes. In English, when saying sentences like ‘How much is it?’…

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What Does Jagiya Mean (자기야)

If you live in Korea or watch a lot of Korean dramas you may hear the the word ‘Jagiya’ (자기야) a lot and wondered what it means. Jagiya (자기야) is an affectionate way to call your boyfriend or girlfriend. Jagiya is similar to ‘honey’, ‘darling’, baby’ in English. Both married and unmarried couples can call…