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붕어빵이네!

Discussion in '한국어 (Korean)' started by slowlikemolasses, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. slowlikemolasses Senior Member

    English - US
    How is 붕어빵이네 used? Is the exchange below a correct use of the phrase?

    Dave: 안녕 롭!
    Stan: 롭 누구야 ?
    Dave: 오! 붕어빵이네!
     
  2. Kross

    Kross Senior Member

    S.Korea
    Korean
    붕어빵이네 is mainly used when kids resemble one of their parents, especially in appearance.

    This is my example for it. Looking at her grandson, grandmother can say, "You look like your father(붕어빵이네)"
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2013
  3. vientito Senior Member

    cantonese
    I wonder how the name of a popular streetfood gives such meaning of resemblance??

    Is it perhaps because of the way it is made by a mold?
     
  4. slowlikemolasses Senior Member

    English - US
    Could the phrase be used about twins?
     
  5. Kross

    Kross Senior Member

    S.Korea
    Korean
    Yes, Some people use it when describing twins.
     
  6. Kross

    Kross Senior Member

    S.Korea
    Korean
    Yes, you are right. When you look at photos of 붕어빵, They resemble each other.

    We actually have more streetfood made by a mold: 풀빵, 잉어빵. There can be more than these three including 붕어빵. And They have various variants in size, shape, etc depending on regions.

    However, we almost always use 붕어빵 among streefood made by a mold when describing resemblance.
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2013

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