Ajumma 아줌마

For all you Kdrama lovers out there, here is what an Ajumma is!

Today’s word of the week is a kinship term for a middle aged woman. It is not always, but can be, used in a derogatory sense.

This is not only a title, but also how you would address a teacher. it is used similarly to how pupils in the UK use Sir or Miss.

So:

Kinship for an older lady

아줌마

Ajumma

Hallyu Noona

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