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What is Konglish?

Romanized Korean: using Romaja to represent Hangeul sounds.

Romaja (로마자) is what Koreans call the Latin script/alphabet.

Konglish is the word used to describe words that sound like English, Koreans think they are English, but aren’t; an example is “Gold Miss” which refers to an older unmarried woman.

Borrowed: Words that sound like their English counterparts are termed, borrowed. example: computer is 컴퓨터Image

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