Author: Kyeong-eun Choi

[Ask Hyojin] What do “새한불사전” and “새한노사전” mean?

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Do you know the name of your country in Korean?

For some country names, people use its English name. And for some other names, there’s a Korean word for it. Mostly, Sino Korean words. But in the past, there were only Sino Korean names for foreign country names.

In this Ask Hyojin episode, Hyojin introduces France and Russia’s old names – Sino-Korean names – and explains what 새한불사전 and 새한노사전 mean.

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[Ask Hyojin] What is the meaning of “어루만지다” and “안쓰럽다”?

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In this Ask Hyojin episode, Hyojin explains two word; 어루만지다 and 안쓰럽다.
If you are a Super Junior fan, you might have heard of these two words from their song “In my dream.”

Vocabulary and sample sentences introduced in this video :
어루만지다
안쓰럽다
아, 정말 안쓰럽다.

Do you have any other questions that you’d like to ask Hyojin? Let us know in the comments!

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