2012 Archive

December 30, 2012 » “Very” vs “Really”

I was painstakingly transcribing a recipe in Korean earlier today, and my sister — who was glancing over my shoulder — noted the word, “아주,” which means “very.” “I was told that that’s an old person’s word,” she said. “What do you mean?” “Young people don’t use that word. They say, ‘진짜.’” (“진짜” roughly translates […]

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