Are You 인싸 or 아싸? | Korean Language Trends Ep. 6

Are you an 인싸 or an 아싸? These two words are shortened versions of the regular words 인싸이더 and 아웃사이더, meaning "insider" and "outsider." What could they mean? 인싸 is...

What is 가심비? | Korean Language Trends Ep. 5

A very common and old word in Korean - but what was once a 신조어 (a newly-coined word) - is 가성비. 가성비 is an abbreviation of 가격 대비 성능의 비율 meaning...

What is 갑분싸? | Korean Language Trends Ep. 4

I started hearing a lot more people in Korea using "갑분싸" last year and felt it would be a good time to make a video about it. Here's a newly...

What is 뽀시래기? | Korean Language Trends Ep. 3

신조어 ("newly coined words") are recently made words that are gaining popularity. Sometimes they fade away, but other times they get popular enough to stick around for a long time....

What is 야민정음? | Korean Language Trends Ep. 2

Does anyone remember "1337?" How about "h4x0r," "pwn," or even words like "n00b?" These are all examples of what's called "leet speak" in English, and this type of writing has...