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Whats your korean word/ phrase of the week?
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rapier



Joined: 16 Feb 2003

PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 12:07 am    Post subject: Whats your korean word/ phrase of the week? Reply with quote

At the moment I can't stop saying "Jajingnaaahhh!!" (Its irritating/annoying).
last year I said "Ah Sahhh!" every other minute.
This is what mixing with korean kids all day does to you...
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JackSarang



Joined: 28 Jan 2003

PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 12:56 am    Post subject: Re: Whats your korean word/ phrase of the week? Reply with quote

rapier wrote:
At the moment I can't stop saying "Jajingnaaahhh!!" (Its irritating/annoying).


I hope you don't say that around adults...


I say "balgarak-ey kin taeboda mot han geot" alot.
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Zyzyfer



Joined: 29 Jan 2003
Location: who, what, where, when, why, how?

PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 1:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

dengdengi(with bad romanization)

It means tardy or mischeivous.
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Squid



Joined: 25 Jul 2003
Location: Sunny Anyang

PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 2:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"To Duri"

I have perverted this one to "Too Dirty", it means to complain a lot, which honestly I never, never do. Never ever, no, no, no, not me.

Ok maybe at the bakery once, when I found they'd filled a perfectly good baguette with beans.

"Madopso"- without taste or unnappealing to the palette...read Pap bing su, the atrocious concoction chef found in the toe of his sock one day. Shocked
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gang ah jee



Joined: 14 Jan 2003
Location: city of paper

PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 2:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

gannan-baeng-i

i've been hearing it a lot. It's like a d00d who has no bling.

also popular recently has been pye-in which is, like, a d00d who's a total loser.
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camel96
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 2:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Surely everyone can already see the direction this thread'll take.
I bet the mods are in the process of preparing the warning lettters as we speak....


Laughing
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peppermint



Joined: 13 May 2003
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 2:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've been saying "jenjang" which is basically what you'd say if stubbed your toe or were a little annoyed
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gang ah jee



Joined: 14 Jan 2003
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 2:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

peppermint knob wrote:
I've been saying "jenjang" which is basically what you'd say if stubbed your toe or were a little annoyed


yeah... if you're an ajumma

harr harr
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The Great Wall of Whiner



Joined: 24 Jan 2003
Location: Middle Land

PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 3:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nan sangwan obseo (I don't care) everytime a student tattle-tales on one of his/her students.

"Teacher teacher! BLAH BLAH BLAH is write on desk"

Nan sangwan obseo

"Teacher teacher! BLAH BLAH BLAH is eat candy!"

Nan sangwan obseo

"Teacher teacher! BLAH BLAH BLAH is hit me!"

Nan sangwan obseo

"Teacher teacher! BLAH BLAH BLAH is cheat!"

Nan sangwan obseo

"Teacher teacher! BLAH BLAH BLAH is take your wallet!"

Nan sangwan obs....WAIT! Sangwan ITSEO!"
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kiwiboy_nz_99



Joined: 05 Jul 2003
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 7:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

asa-ra-bi-a ... I used to say asa(h) a lot but it got boring ...

choego!

and my old faithful "jota" ... my first ever, and still most favourite and most used ... see, I izz a happy type!
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helly



Joined: 01 Apr 2003
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Keulsae (bad romanization): means "well,...." but could be better translated as "I really don't have any idea but I don't really want to say that....."
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Seoultrader



Joined: 18 Jun 2003
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Aiiiish...kolchi-appoh" (goddamnit, what a freakin' headache).
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katydid



Joined: 02 Feb 2003
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 6:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ai-go!! is a as good a phrase as any....
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rapier



Joined: 16 Feb 2003

PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 11:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Hul!" and "Oh- moh!" are my usual expressions of surprise or amazement. I tell the kids to "shiko-ro" pretty freely as well. I can see myself saying these words long after I leave Korea.. Its a bit like the way I still say "scundered" and "banjaxed" (haven't been in Ireland for years)- and nobody knows what I'm talking about!!
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kiwiboy_nz_99



Joined: 05 Jul 2003
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2003 11:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ne maum i ya!
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