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We've seen many international fans beginning to include Korean words and slangs in their daily conversations over the years.

In fact, some of these fans are so familiar with the Korean culture that they sometimes seem more Korean than actual Koreans sometimes. Below are eight essential and easy-to-remember Korean words that you should try to keep in mind!

 

Jinja + Wae

Jinja (진짜) is equivalent to "really" (very) or "seriously?"

Wae (왜) is equivalent to "why".

 10 Korean Words You Must Include In Your Daily Convos If You're A True K-Pop & Hallyu Fan

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Annyeong + Oppa + Unni + Sarang + Chingu

Annyeong (안녕) is equivalent to "hello" in an informal manner.

Oppa (오빠) is equivalent to "older brother" that is used by females when addressing older males. In some derogatory or sexual nuances, it is also used as "daddy" or "papi".

Unni (언니) is equivalent to  "older sister" that is used by females when addressing older females.

Sarang (사랑) is equivalent to "love".

Chingu (친구) is equivalent to "friend".

 10 Korean Words You Must Include In Your Daily Convos If You're A True K-Pop & Hallyu Fan

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Daebak!

Daebak (대박) is equivalent to "dope!", "epic!", "OMG"  or similar words.

 10 Korean Words You Must Include In Your Daily Convos If You're A True K-Pop & Hallyu Fan

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Aniyo

Aniyo (아니요) is the equivalent to "no" in a formal and polite manner. "Ani" (아니) is the informal way of saying "no".

 10 Korean Words You Must Include In Your Daily Convos If You're A True K-Pop & Hallyu Fan

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Araso

Araso (알았어) is the equivalent to "OK", "Got it".

 10 Korean Words You Must Include In Your Daily Convos If You're A True K-Pop & Hallyu Fan

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May 17, 2019 04:24 am

What game is this lmao? Koreaboo 101?

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May 11, 2019 03:50 am

they’re really out there teaching us how to be Koreaboos now lmao

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May 11, 2019 03:22 pm
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I was just about to type the same thing! XD