Let’s Read “The Vegetarian” (채식주의자) in Korean – Day 1

Let's Read The Vegetarian (채식주의자) - Day 1 (FlyIntoBooks.com)
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Hello, everyone! It’s day 1 and currently I’m following my extensive reading plan by reading “The Vegetarian” by Han Kang in Korean. This is a new series in order to improve acquisition of new Korean words from context and reinforce the Korean words we already learnt.

Here are words that I wanted to learn or I didn’t know from Chapter 1:

끌리지도 않았다: wasn’t attracted

단발머리: bobbed hair

각질: dead skin

튀어나온 광대뼈: prominent cheekbones

두려워하는: be afraid of

무채색: neutral colours

가냘프지도 않은: not feeble

걸음걸이: walk/gait

신선함: fresh

재치: wit

세련된: refined/polished

무난한 성격: bland personality

사로잡기: capture/captivate

박식한: well-informed

허둥대지 않아도 되었으며: didn’t have to be flustered (i.e. in a rush)

위축될: to be intimidated

까닭: reason

아랫배: lower stomach

How many words did you know? Have you tried extensive reading in a second language? What did you think of it? Did it help your language skills?

Let me know in the comment section below!

A.J. McMahon

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