Korean Words about Food

in blurtshorts •  19 days ago 

I write about interesting Korean words I hear everyday. Here are some about eating:

진수성찬 (jin-su-sung-chan)
珍馐盛馔
It means a full table.

상을 부릴수도록
(sang-eul bu-ril-su-to-rok)
Literally means the table legs are broken. It means the table is full of side dishes to eat.

This main dish today is homemade sshabu sshabu.

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Future tense vs past tense
and compliments at a meal

Every verb in Korean has a stem like 목다 (mok-da) = eat

Verb stems can be congugated into present past or future.

Present tense
목습니다. (mok-seum-ni-da)
Past tense
목었습니다. (mok-oet-seum-ni-da)
Future tense
목겠습니다. (mok-get-seum-ni-da)

A good compliment to a Korean chef before the meal is to say you will eat well. 잘 ( jal ) = well

잘 모겠습니다

A good compliment to a Korean chef after the meal is to say you ate well.

잘 목었습니다.

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When it is midnight and you want to eat from your favorite restaurant in Korea:

배달 민족 (bae-dal min-jok)
배달 = delivery
민족 = tribe

These people will deliver anywhere in Korea.

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