Every region has its own local dialect. Embracing it is to embrace the local people, language, and culture in a warm and useful way. This month’s featured word used in the North Jeolla province is…..


This expression, although simple, will surely make locals turn their heads! It means 빨리, or quickly, in standard Korean.
A: “언능 와~” / come! (quickly)
B: “응, 언능 갈게” / yes, I’ll go right now (quickly)
Mastering this expression and using it in Jeollabuk-do is bound to bring smiles and lighten up any conversation.

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