Korean South Korea

굴을 낳다

Expression USED Frequently BY Young women

(To give birth to an oyster) • The weird sensation that a menstruating person experiences when they sit for a while and then stand up.

“왜 그래?” “으, 방금 굴 낳았어.”

“What’s the matter?” “Ew, I just gave birth to an oyster.”


Korean South Korea


Emoji USED Frequently BY Young People

Used to express the emotion of laughing AND crying at the same time. Corresponds with the term ‘웃프다’, which is a combination of two words that each mean ‘funny’ and ‘sad’.

"오늘도 자느라 9시 수업 빼먹었다 😂"

"I skipped my 9 am class again because I was asleep 😂"


Korean South Korea


Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) • It means a meal of chicken and beer.

"올림픽 기간 동안 치맥 판매가 늘었다."

"The sales of chimaek have increased during the Olympics."


Korean | Gyeongsang Busan, South Korea

Slang USED Frequently BY Teens

(adverb) • Loosely translates to "hey!" Often used in texting as a greeting or form of addressing.

"마! 밥 뭇나?"

"Hey! Have you eaten?"




Korean South Korea


Sound USED Very frequently BY Everyone

The Korean sound for laughter.

"다 죽였어요! 저희가 이겼어요. ㅋㅋㅋ"

"I killed them all! We won. Ha ha ha"

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Korean South Korea


Slang USED Frequently BY Everyone

(Awesome! (or jackpot!)) • It is used to express excitement about a great thing that has happened. It must always be paired with an exclamation point.

"시험 통과했어요. 대박!"

"I passed the test. Awesome!"

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