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Why do so many Koreans LOVE the Jeju dialect? | Street Interviews

I've wondered what dialect Koreans like listening to, but I've also always thought it might be Busan dialect. This is because Busan dialect is perhaps the most common dialect appearing in Korean TV shows and movies, and a lot of tourism happens in Busan. However I wasn't expecting so many Koreans to also say they liked the Jeju dialect - a dialect that's over 70% unique from standard Korean and often completely incomprehensible if you're not familiar with it.

This video I filmed recently while I was in Korea and visiting Seoul. I asked people what their favorite dialect is, or if they had any dialect they were interested in learning. Here's what they said.

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