2 years ago1,000+ Views

In the Korean drama (that recently finished and I'm still upset over) Reply 1988, old slang was used a ton. As a result, it's getting popular in Korea again!

One phrase the characters used over and over was:

웬열 (when-yeol)

Here's the base word, sort of:

웬일 = What's the reason/what's the cause

Here's the slang word:

웬열 = What the heck?!


Listen to it in these situations below:

Listen at 0:03!

Listen at 0:06 and 0:19!

Now you can speak like a hip modern Korean that uses words from the 80s LOL!

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omg amazing drama I've been using some of the slang words as well as some outfits lol
2 years ago·Reply
I just finished the drama and now I'm having Junghwan/Taek feels all over again.
2 years ago·Reply
웬열 ! I really like this!! Thanks @kpopandkimchi 😊
2 years ago·Reply
omg! why are you upset? @kpopandkimchi you don't like choi taek & deok son love team? :D
2 years ago·Reply
I'll start saying this everyday! thanks @kpopandkimchi
2 years ago·Reply