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Romanized Korean to English terms

A-EEdit

AhjummaEdit

Old woman or aunt, used on much older women. Pisses them off if you use it. Similar to Japanese term Oba-san.

AhjussiEdit

Old man or uncle, used on much older men. Pisses Weed off when everyone uses it. Similar to Japanese term Oji-san.

DojangEdit

In this novel, this means a martial art school. Similar to the Japanese term Dojo.

F-JEdit

GeomchiEdit

Sword, refers to the dojo practitioners. They follow the naming scheme Geomchi [Number]. Without a number, refers to either the master or the group, chideul often follows the group version I think. Honestly, If this was to be super faithful to the novel, I believe they should just be named Sword [Number].

Hyeong/HyungEdit

Elder brother, used by males to refer to males slightly older than them. Symbolizes closeness.

Hyeongsu nimEdit

A combination of 3 terms. The "hyeong" as above, the 'nim' below, the 'su' here is the gives the full meaning of this word as "my hyeong's wife(girlfriend) nim".

ImugiEdit

Python Monster, phonetic form is preferred as its shorter and sounds cooler. Mistakenly translated to Lemon by GT.

Korean folk mythology states that most dragons were originally Imugis, or lesser dragons, which were said to resemble gigantic serpents. Koreans thought that an Imugi could become a true dragon, or yong/mireu, if it caught a Yeouiju which had fallen from heaven. (Ref)

JaptemEdit

Used to describe ingame items that aren't materials or equipment such as loot. Japtem items could be otherwise called miscellaneous (shortened to "misc") or sundries.

JeonshinEdit

Translates to precedent. This title was given to Weed after he was the first to do several things in the game Continent of Magick which were thought impossible.

K-OEdit

KimbapEdit

Sushi rolls. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gimbap.

MamulEdit

Evil spirits and monsters, used often throughout the novel.

MTEdit

Membership Training at a University. http://ko.wikipedia.org/wiki/%EC%97%A0%ED%8B%B0 (Wiki; Korean Language, not English)

NimEdit

Follows a name or title. A formal term for showing respect. Similar to the Japanese term Sama.

NogadaEdit

Physical labor. Refers to all the hard work Weed does to accomplish his tasks.

NunaEdit

Elder sister. The term is used by males to refer to females slightly older than them. Symbolizes closeness.

OppaEdit

Elder brother. A term used by females to refer to males slightly older than them that they respect. Symbolizes closeness.

P-TEdit

PindaetteogEdit

Korean style pancake.

RamyeonEdit

Instant noodles. Ramen.

Sahyung/SahyeongEdit

Elder brother. A term of respect used primarily by Weed to refer to the dojo practitioners as people of higher rank than him.

SsiEdit

Mister or Miss. Follows a name. Similar to Japanese term San.

SunbaeEdit

Senior. A term of respect for someone who's been around longer than you in a certain field of work. Similar to Japanese term Senpai. Pisses Lee Hyun off when everyone at college thinks he's a returnee and calls him that.

U-ZEdit

UnniEdit

Elder sister, used by females to refer to females slightly older than them. Symbolizes closeness. Yurin uses this often with Hwaryung and the other girls.

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