혼 | Korean Language Trends Ep. 9

혼, 혼자, 혼밥, 혼코노, 혼영, and more. Do you know how the slang term "혼" is used today? 혼 comes from 혼자, meaning "alone." And it can be added before...

탕진잼 | Korean Language Trends Ep. 8

Do you know the meaning of the word 탕진잼? It's a fairly recently created word that's growing in popularity, and is a useful and fun slang word that you can...

삼한사미 | Korean Language Trends Ep. 7

Since many years ago (at least 5 years ago) one of the topics people have been talking about is 미세 먼지 (fine dust), which is caused by pollution. This is...

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...