Glossary for Sea Glass, Page 5

41. Seonsaeng-nim means teacher in Korean.

42. Sakura is the Japanese word for cherry blossoms.

43. Samgye-tang is Korean chicken ginseng soup.

44. Yeobo is a term of endearment reserved for spouses. It’s gender-nonspecific and often used in place of the spouse’s name. It’s the equivalent of calling your spouse ‘Honey.’

45. Dangshin is a Korean term of affection used between married couples, meaning sweetheart or darling.

46. A jeon is a monetary unit of South Korea, equal to one hundredth of a won. Basically a penny.

47. Jagiya is a Korean term of affection that translates to sweetheart or honey.

48. Makgeolli is a fermented rice wine.

49. A Flower Boy is a term related to Korean entertainment culture. Flower boys are defined as someone who has feminine features and is both well-dressed and well-groomed, but still considered manly.

50. Ahjumeoni is a term used for a married or middle-aged woman, kind of like ma’am. This is a more formal form of ahjumma.

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