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K-

  1. (informal) Used to form words for things originating in South Korea.

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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English K-.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?kei
Revised Romanization (translit.)?kei
McCune–Reischauer?k'ei
Yale Romanization?kheyi

PrefixEdit

K (kei)

  1. Used to refer South Korean things or culture that have become popular abroad, especially by government and media for promotional purposes. Usually attached to English loans.
  2. (sarcastic, neologism, Internet slang) Used ironically to refer to something undesirable about South Korea. [since 2020]