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April 2, 2013

What it Means to Be Oppa, Unnie, Hyung, Noona (Older in Korea)

Depending on where you're from, the saying "age ain't nothing but a number" might ring true. But in Korea, it's a BIG number. Knowing someone's age will instantly let people know where they stand on the super hierarchical Korean respect scale. Instantly, they'll know how to act, how to speak and how to listen.