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In Korea there are many words which are neither English nor Korean, instead this mixture is often called Konglish.

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Created by: Carissa

Number of Blossarys: 6

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A studio apartment has only one room, so in Konglish people call simply refer to them as a wonroom.

Domain: Home furnishings; Category: General furniture

Wipuh is a Konglish version of the English word wife Since they don't use the f sound they substitute the p sound.

Domain: Relationships; Category: Romantic relationships

This is my FAVORITE term in Konglish. The Korean culture does not tend to touch as much as the Europeans or American counterparts. Skinship is used to express a type of relationship you have where ...

Domain: Relationships; Category: Interpersonal relationships

The names of purses and bags can get confusing. In Konglish a backpack or handbag is often referred to as a sack.

Domain: Luggage & bags; Category: Handbags

If you are driving and your tire is flat in konglish you would say that you have a punk tire.

Domain: Automotive; Rubber; Category: Tires; Tires

In Korean the z sound is not often used which means they usually call the Italian treat pija.

Domain: Food (other); Category: Fast food; Pizza

When someone wants you to finish a drink they will tell you, "one shot!" In The United Stated people would say, "bottoms up".

Domain: Beverages; Category: Other alcoholic products

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