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In Korea there are many words which are neither English nor Korean, instead this mixture is often called Konglish.

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Wipuh is a Konglish version of the English word wife Since they don't use the f sound they substitute the p sound.

Domain: Relationships; Categoría: Romantic relationships

Dika is an abbreviated version of digital camera. Similar to aircon and remoncon combining two abbreviations is commmon in Konglish.

Domain: Consumer electronics; Categoría: Digital camera

A studio apartment has only one room, so in Konglish people call simply refer to them as a wonroom.

Domain: Home furnishings; Categoría: General furniture

Kola is not just referring to Coca-Cola rather any coke or soda like carbonated substance.

Domain: Beverages; Categoría: Soft drinks

In Korean the z sound is not often used which means they usually call the Italian treat pija.

Domain: Food (other); Categoría: Fast food; Pizza

The rear-view mirror in a car is called the back mirror in Kinglish, which makes sense because it helps you see the back.

Domain: Automotive; Categoría: Auto parts

A morning call is a call that the hotel gives you in the morning to help you wake up. Most English speakers would say it is a wake up call.

Domain: Tourism & hospitality; Travel; Categoría: Hotels; Hotels

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