Shortened Words

LEARNING KOREAN

SHORTENED WORDS:

  • ㅋ- Noise used for laughter, the more ㅋ’s the more the person is laughing.
    • 크 – variation of ㅋ
  • ㅋㄷ – 키득키득, another way to write the sound of laughter
  • ㅎ- Noise used for laughter, the more ㅎ’s the more the person is laughing.

Shortened form

Real word

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ㅇㅇ

Positive response, low form of 네 (yes).

ㅇㅋ

OK

~욜

~요일

Abbreviation used in combination when expressing a particular day.

  • 일욜 → 일요일 (Sunday)

  • 수욜 → 수요일 (Wednesday)

ㄳ / ㄱㅅ

감사합니다

Thank you

ㄳ / ㄱㅅ

가속

Accelerate – used on some message boards to artificially increase the number of replies or keep the thread alive. (I don’t think any Korean would use ㄳ this way.) (My mother tongue is Korean and I’ve never seen any Korean using ㄳ this way…maybe in little and minor websites but mostly not)

ㄱㅊ

괜찮아요

It’s ok

ㅅㄱ

수고하세요

Keep up the good work.

ㅊㅋ

축하해요

Congratulations

ㅎㅇ

하이

Hi

ㅂㅇ

바이

Bye

방가

반가워

Nice to meet you

ㅅㅂ

씨발

A strong korean curse word, similar to the F word.

내일

Tomorrow

올만이네

오랜만이네

Long time no see.

짱나

짜증나

Expression you use when something or someone is annoying

글쿠나/글쿤

그렇구나

(Ah) I see!

그냥

Just

어케

어떻게

How

대체

도대체

~the hell (i.e. who the hell …)


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13 thoughts on “Shortened Words

      1. Yes, it is. I will be looking forward to your posts in the future ^^ It will be helpful when I go to Korea soon kk

      2. I’m living in Philippines. My name is Monica. My apologies, too. What’s yours?

      3. Oh hi, Joey. Nice to finally know your name. Why sad? I am currently writing a new post for my blog ^^

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