Korean Q&A - Your Questions Answered

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Eating alone vs. together in Korea - Culture Talk

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Exclaiming and talking to yourself with -다 in Korean

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WHILE: -으면서 vs. -은 채

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좋아하다 vs. 마음에 들다 (= to like)

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Emphasize your point with “-다고요”

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Why 오다 and 가다 are different from the English “come” and “go”

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Mentioning a Korean name followed by -아, -야, -이

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What does 모습 really mean?

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How to list multiple actions in Korean

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When Your First Name Is Not Used In Korea

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17 different ways to say “to look/watch” in Korean

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What do 갑질 and 갑이다 mean?

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힘들다 vs. 어렵다 vs. 피곤하다 ( Are you using them correctly?)

14

Natural Korean Pronunciation through Assimilation (합니다 & 함니다)

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Common Spelling Mistakes by Korean Speakers

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다니다 vs. 가다 (= to go)

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Common Spelling Mistakes by Korean Speakers (Part. 2)

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뭐 / 무슨 / 어떤 / 어느 – Which one to use?

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5 ways to say “STAY” in Korean

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How to read scores and grades in Korean

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Difference between 하면 (if) and 한다면 (if)

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If you can’t say 당신, how do you say YOU in Korean?

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추천하다 vs. 권하다 (Do you know the difference?)

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할 수 있다 vs. 할 줄 알다 (Do you know the difference?)

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한 번 and 한번 are different? (Korean spacing rules)

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Why is “coconut” 코코넛, not 코코넡?

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좀 and 조금 are not the same?

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How to say “WHAT IF?” in Korean

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Why say 여보세요 when answering the phone?

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What does 웃음기 mean?

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What is 급식체?

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Want (원하다 vs -고 싶다)

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ㄷ vs. ㄹ (pronunciation difference)

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Many ways to say ‘YOURSELF in Korean

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How do you say ‘or’ in Korean?

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감사합니다 vs 고마워요

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What does -는 셈이다 mean?

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What is 막?

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“When” and When to Use It (때 vs. 언제)

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To Hate, 미워하다 vs. 싫다

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How is 안 and 속 different? (Both mean “inside”)

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Many Meanings Of 그냥

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How To Say “Fake News” in Korean?

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“여러분” vs. Everybody

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쌤 [ssaem]? 선생님 [seon-saeng-nim]?

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“WWW” and “dot com” in Korean?

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Why do people say 잘 보고 가요 on my Instagram posts?

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The “-음” and ”-ㅁ” Sentence Ending

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니가 [ni-ga] vs. 네가 [ne-ga] – How are they different?

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Why Is ㅅ Pronounced as [ T ]?

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Pronunciation Difference Between ㅐ and ㅔ?

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How to say “Talk To Me In Korean” in Korean?

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How To Pronounce “않”

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Understanding, Honorifics, Shall We? & Want To

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Being Late, Dirt, Land & Good Post

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In Love, Older Brother’s Wife, Sitting, Ride

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Dessert, Loneliness, Difference & Big Nose?

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Seeing a Doctor, Korean Friends & Saying Hi

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Nice profile, Double past tense & Locals

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Profile Picture, YOU, Titles & For Here

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Tattoo, Wisdom Tooth, Phone Call & Sleepy

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Pros & Cons, Plural Form, Ph.D., & Talking To Children

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Forget, Favorite & Fingers Crossed

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Fortunately, Episodes, In A Hurry & Full Of Confidence

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Pretty, Roger, Helpful, And I Don’t know

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Suddenly, Today, Tired & Good luck

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Spelling, Guest & Professor

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Family Name “Choi”, Again, Anywhere

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Military Salute, Follow Me & Eat More

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Change Clothes, Dust, and Refrigerator

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Embarrassing, Knives, and Growing Up

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Falling in love, Underground, and Fasting

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Dating, Shopping, And Joking

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Tattoo, Handstand, and Kakao Talk

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Self, TV Episodes, and School

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Hello From [Country Name]

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Subtitles, Professor, BRRR, and More

What does 모습 really mean?

In the Korean Q&A series, we answer some of the most frequently asked Korean questions. You can learn new words and gain useful insight through your fellow learner's questions.

모습 is a word frequently used in song lyrics and poetic sentences. Let’s find out what it means!  The word 모습 can be translated to so many different ways in English and a lot of people have asked us what to make of this word. Here’s a comprehensive lesson on what 모습 means and how to use in real-life sentences. 

Examples used in the video

그 모습을 아직도 못 잊어
거울 속에 혼자 서 있는 모습이 낯설어
마지막 모습이 그리워
그 모습을 그가 참 좋아해

verb + -ㄴ/는 모습
- 웃는 모습
- 자는 모습
- 걷는 모습
- 우는 모습

이런 모습 처음이에요.
이런 모습 보여서 미안해요.
뒷모습이 슬퍼 보여요.

그 사람이 화내는 모습은 처음 봐요.
아기가 웃는 모습을 보고기분이 좋아졌어요.

그 사람은 모습을 감췄어요.
그 사람이 드디어 모습을 드러냈어요.
가게로 찾아갔지만 그 사람의 모습은 보이지 않았어요.

In the Korean Q&A series, we answer some of the most frequently asked Korean questions. You can learn new words and gain useful insight through your fellow learner's questions.
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