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Definition (meaning)

  • self study time in the night.(actually, it's not real 'self-study')
  • In Korea, the college you graduate from is an enormously crucial defining aspect of your future life. As such, most Korean high school students join the class for 08:00~18:00 and plus they have 야자 for 19:00~23:00. This routine continues for 3 years. Students train solving the college exam over and over again like a solving machine and they have never interest about real study.

e.g.야자 시간에 도망간 놈 누구냐!

Definition in other languages(意思 / significado / परिभाषा / 意味 / Bedeutung / définition / 뜻)

야간 자율 학습의 준말. 한국의 많은 고등학생이 방과후에 자습을 하는 시간을 가르킨다.(korean)


rebecca landin, 2017/05/24 23:37
how is YAJA pronounced in English. I saw the word as a dog's name but don't know how to say it.
thanks, Becky
openslang, 2017/05/24 23:55
Maybe you wanna know how to pronounce 'Yaja' as a someone's English name.

check here : http://www.babynamespedia.com/meaning/Yaja/f

You can hear it clicking "Pronounce Yaja" button on that site.
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