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"금수저"

Translation:Golden spoons and chopsticks

September 19, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElCion96

I don't know how that's related to Olympics but..


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

You are still learning the word for gold :) I was confused by this system at first, too, but now I like it. It shows that the word is not limited to gold medals, it's used in other contexts as well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElCion96

Those are used to refer people who are privileged tham others. Like born with silver spoons in mouth.


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

And opposite are the 흙수저 if i remember well. The ones that are born in the soil


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SeanFogart4

That looks more like muddy/dirty-spoons to me. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spoon_class_theory has gold, silver, bronze, plastic, dirt . . .


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

Class system: The over-privileged (gold) The under-privileged (soil) then there are further layers in between ...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lewis724952

근데 뭔 찹스틱이냐


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

수저 : 숟가락 + 젓가락


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

I think it is anappropriate...

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