An illustration of King Sejong the Great

The History of Hangeul πŸ“œ

October 9 is Hangeul Day (ν•œκΈ€λ‚ ) in Korea. In Joseon Korea, literacy was a symbol of class. Only the Yangban aristocracy could afford to spend years memorizing thousands of Chinese…

Chuseok Songpyeon

What is Chuseok? πŸŒ•

Chuseok (좔석/秋倕) is the autumn harvest festival celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, on the full moon during harvest season. Chuseok means autumn evening (with the…

개 λ―Έμ›Œμ„œ 낙지 μ‚°λ‹€

[Proverb] 개 λ―Έμ›Œμ„œ 낙지 μ‚°λ‹€ – To Buy Octopus Out of Hatred for One’s Dog πŸ™

What does this proverb mean? Literally, “개 λ―Έμ›Œμ„œ 낙지 μ‚°λ‹€” means “to buy octopus because one hates their dog.” μ‚¬λžŒμ€ κ³ κΈ°λ₯Ό λ¨Ήκ³  κ°œλŠ” 뼈λ₯Ό μ£ΌλŠ”λ°, κ°œκ°€ λ―Έμ›Œμ„œ 뼈 μ—†λŠ” 낙지λ₯Ό…