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흑형

Noun

Pronunciation

heuk-hyoung

Definition (meaning)

  • a black man who has an excellent physical ability like a sport player.
  • Literally, 흑형 means 'a black bro' or 'a black brother'.

First Known Use

Since 2011

Taboo level

level 2 : Allowed in public conversation, not rude

Examples

운동 잘하는 흑형들이 부럽다.

Notes

  • This word has racism issue if this word is racial discrimination. But in Korea, this word is not prohibited in public because Korean people think that this word describes black people with positive and familiar mood.

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