June 18, 2024


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K-pop and mukbang: Why are 26 Korean words included in the Oxford English Dictionary?

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BTS is a global K-pop event

Whether you watch a series like Squid Game or listen to BTS hits like Butter or Dynamite, chances are high that it will have a Korean impact on your life.

Now South Korean influence has reached the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).

“Recognized authority of the English language” in its latest edition added 26 new words of Korean descent.

With these additions, “we are all at the peak of the Korean wave,” OED said in a statement.