겁나게

Geopnagae’s original meaning is “to be scared,” but in the Jeollado and South Chung- chungdo dialects, it is used to mean very much, or literally, as much as a good scare. Similar to the English intensi ers “heaps” or “wicked.” Also, geopna (겁나) for short.

hella; (menacingly) much

겁나게의 본래 의미는 무섭거나 두려운 것을 의미한다. 하지만 전라도와 충청남도의 사투 리에서는 두려울 만큼 많은 양을 의미하여 엄청, 매우의 의미로 사용되어진다.

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 겨울의 날씨
Peter날씨가 왜이래? 일주일 내내 영하 20도야!
SiWoo응, 밖에 겁나게 추워.
Peter추운걸 무서워한다고?
SiWoo아니 바보야, 겁나게는 남쪽 사투리로 좆나게 춥다는 말이야!
 Wintry Weather
피터What’s with the weather? It’s been 20 degrees below for a week!
시우Yeah, it’s gopnagae cold out there.
피터You’re scared of the cold?
시우No silly, gopnagae is southern dialect for really fucking cold!

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좆나게 [jot na gae] very or much. Similar to the English intensifer “fucking,” it literally means for a penis to get hard or “come out.

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