Thursday, 3 May 2012

Korean emoticons

 An interesting article from Seoulistic
Emoticon Represents Notes
     ^o^ | ^-^                              
Happy face
 (two raised  eyes/eyebrows)    
  ^^ is the easiest and most common form                          
ㅜㅜ | ㅠㅠ | ㅠㅡㅠ Sad/Crying face
 (vertical lines are tears)     
 ㅠ or ㅜ also works
^^; | ^-^; Sweat running down 
a face

Nervousness, apprehension, timidness
(with a smile)   

>//< Shyness, Bashfulness

Guy: You’re pretty
Girl: >//<

^.~ Wink


=_= Sleepiness

Also used when uninterested
in what the other person says

-_- | ㅡㅡ Serious face
Used when feelings are hurt

(often jokingly)
Also used to express disbelief.

>_< | >ㅁ< | >3< Cute face
When trying to act cute = 애교 (egyo)*

+_+ | ㅇ_ㅇ Surprise

ㅇ_ㅇ requires Korean keyboard


Boredom or “wtf” in
emoticon form

“wtf” = 어이없다 (eoieopta)*
★.★ Excitement
For stars, Yahoo Answers says press:
Alt + 9733 (number pad)

♥.♥ | ♡.♡ Love
For hearts, this site says press:
Alt + 3 (number pad)

ㅎ_ㅎ | ㅋ_ㅋ Cute Face

Requires Korean keyboard

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