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만먹다 – Get your upstart hand off of me!


Get your upstart hand off of me! 만먹다 [man-meok-da]give lip

만먹다 [man-meok-da] to give lip; not show respect to elders

이 비속어는 필적하다라는 의미를 가지며 정확히 만먹다라고 발음되는 맞먹다라는 표현으 로부터 유래되었다. 이 비속어는 만만히라는 단어에서 전해진 만이라는 단어와 너의 말을 먹는다, 혹은 존칭어를 떼겠다라는 먹다라는 단어와 결합되어 반말하며 존댓말을 사용하 지 않는것을 의미하게 되었다.

The meaning comes from the expression, matmeokda (맞먹다) meaning to be equal, which is actually pronounced manmeokda. When combined with man (만) from manmanhee (만만히) meaning negligently or slightingly, and to eat from meokda (먹다) as in eating your words or leaving off a polite ending, this indicates using disrespectful language.

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