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Discussion in '한국어 (Korean)' started by slowlikemolasses, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. slowlikemolasses Senior Member

    English - US
    홈런新 할때 新이라고 관한 야구 얘기때 무슨 뜻예요?
  2. Kross

    Kross Senior Member

    홈런新 can be seen in the sports section of newspapers as a headline. It is a reduced expression of 홈런신기록 to probably save space or emphasize a message. 홈런新 signifies that a new(新) record in homerun has been made. In my view, the combination of a Korean word plus a Chinese character(新) is kind of old-fashioned. The media don’t use this combination very often. When I saw 홈런新 here, it reminded me of Lee Seung-yeop of the Samsung Lions in the domestic league(KBO). He hit the 352th homerun recently making the KBO record in HR.

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