We began this story as a way to emulate the Asian Dramas that we love. To help immerse us into the story we use a lot of Korean words as this story takes place in Seoul, Korea. This is where we’ll keep track of the words we use and what they mean.
Abeoji – Father
Aboenim – Honored Father
Ahgassi – Young Lady / Miss
Ahjussi – Older Man / Mister
Hanok – Korean Traditional Home
Hyung – Older Brother, used by men/boys to address other men/boys who are within 10 years older.
Ilbyeong – Private First Class
충성 / Choong Sung – Loyal/Loyalty
Myeoneuri – Daughter-in-Law
Noona – Older Sister, used by men/boys to address women/girls who are within 10 years older.
Omo – Oh my Gosh
Oppa – Older Brother, used by women/girls to address men/boys who are within 10 years older. It is also used as a term of endearment for a girl addressing her older boyfriend. Then it means honey.
ssi – This is pronounced as shi and means Mr. / Miss / Mrs.
Won – Korean Money