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Korean Pop Culture Terms You Need To Know

Add these to your vocabulary!

Anyone who’s already fully immersed in Korean culture, whether after binge-watching episodes of Running Man or supporting every boy band that has come out of Korea since Shinhwa, won’t have a problem recognizing these terms. But for those who are only seeing the light with the recent popularity of Descendants of the Sun and Train to Busan, we got you.

Here, some words and phrases you’ll likely encounter as you get deeper and deeper into the Korean wave. Before you know it, you’ll be dropping these terms like a total pro!

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