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"이모와 삼촌"

Translation:Aunt and uncle

September 15, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/eksryu

이모 is your mother's sister, while 고모 is your father's sister.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BarAdal3

I'm leaving a comment for reference, thanks for the helpful info


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/leesan55

aunty and auntie are not acceptable.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Neil431711

Maternal aunt and an uncle who could be either on the maternal or paternal side?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oee16

친삼촌 - unmarried younger brother of one's father. If married, 작은아버지 

외삼촌 - mother's younger brother regardless of marital status

In my opinion

삼촌 (uncle/young man) is an endearing, familiar 아저씨 (mister).

Similarly,

이모 (auntie/young lady) is a more flattering, familiar 아주머니 (ma'am).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Saemi7

Where is 숙모?


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