K-

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English[edit]

Prefix[edit]

K-

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

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English K-.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Prefix[edit]

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]