Romanized Korean to English terms


Ahjumma / Ajumma 아줌마 Edit

  • Respectful call name for married woman or neighborhood auntie. Middle aged woman.
  • Caution! : Single women (women that have yet to marry / entered matrimonial) will be angry / pissed off if you use it on them.
  • Similar to Japanese call name Oba-san.
  • Trivia : Lee Hyun have close relationship with local women vendor at agricultural wholesales market and call them ajumma. He did get ‘special’ discount for being loyal customer with them. [1]
  • See more family relation

Ahjussi / Ajussi 아저씨Edit

  • Respectful call name for married man or neighborhood uncle. Middle aged men.
  • Similar to Japanese term Oji-san.
  • Trivia : Pisses Weed off when older customer called him Ahjussi, but for the sake of business, he put on forced 'salesman smile' whenever he heard it.[2] [3] [4]

Bindaedok 빈대떡

  • Korean style pancake.

Dojang 도장Edit

  • Literally meaning : seal or stamp
  • But in LMS novel, being referred to 'a room or hall in which judo and other martial arts are practiced (Dojo)'.
  • Similar to the Japanese term Dojo.
  • Trivia : Weed first visited Ahn Hyundo's dojang [5] and practice martial arts for about one year before he started RR. It’s mainly because they recommended it is the best dojang in the area.


Geomchi 검치 (swordnoob)Edit

  • Word Geom literally mean “sword"
  • Geomchi inside LMS novel, refers to the dojo practitioners. They follow the naming scheme Geomchi[Number].
  • It refers to the sword practitioners, who call themselves swordnoob followed by number as all the members in the dojang and the sword (kendo) association joined too.
  • Trivia : Master dojang Ahn Hyun Do (Geomchi) was the first to enter RR and then followed by four Dojang instructors (Geomchi2, Geomchi3, Geomchi 4 and Geomchi 5). Master then encouraged other disciples to play RR in because direct combat could be a good opportunity for them to realize the true power of the sword (plus more barley bread for them to eat). Total of 505 Geomchi‘s registered to RR (master, instructors and practitioners).

Hyeong/Hyung Edit

  • Elder brother of a male; unrelated elder male (by extension, spoken by a male)
  • Used by males to address males slightly older than them.
  • Symbolizes closeness relationship. Even between twins, the older brother usually addressed as “hyeong/Hyung” by his younger twin brother. It symbolizes respect to older person.
  • See Oppa by extension, spoken by female)
  • Hyeong jae 형제, brothers/sibling. 사막 형제 Desert Brothers.
  • Trivia : Weed addressed Geomchi's as hyeong since they’re older than him.
  • See more family relation

Imugi 이무기 Edit

  • inside LMS novel, it Weed referred Imugi to The Fake Dragon, or Dragon in training, though there are several other versions of definitions for Imugi.[1][2][3]
  • Trivia : Weed mistakenly summon The Black Imugi, a monster with small wings, 60 meter body, didn't have beard, the head which looked like a giant snake, and didn't exude dignity either. It was a fellow trying to molt into a dragon by training a lot and eating tons of good food for a long time.
  • See more on Korean folk mythotogy

Japtem 잡템Edit

  • Used to describe in-game items that aren't materials or equipment such as loot.
  • Japtem items could be otherwise called miscellaneous (shortened to "misc") or sundries.
  • Trivia : Mapan became reborn as a large merchant after processing the japtem of Geomchi and Weed's companions [6].

Jeonshin 전신Edit

  • Come from title Jeonjaeng-ui shin [전쟁의 신] (God of war)
  • Jeonjaeng [전쟁] literally means War / Warfare
  • Shin [신] literally means God
  • This title was given to Weed after he was the first to do several things in the game Continent of Magick which were thought impossible.


Kimbap 김밥Edit



  • Korean sushi rolls.
  • one of the most common dishes in Korea.
  • Simple to make and easy to consume.
  • One 'must have' picnic food on picnic day
  • Basic ingredients of Kimbap are carrots, japanese cucumbers, ham (or shredded beef), eggs, pickled radish, rice (bap 밥) and seaweed (kim 김) around it.
  • However, the upgraded versions vary from cream cheese to shredded spicy squid.
  • See more Kimbap


Evil spirits and monsters, used often throughout the novel.


  • Short form for "Membership Training" at a University / Work. (Wiki; Korean Language, not English)
  • This is similar to freshman "frosh week" in university. Main focus is drinking and getting to know other freshman usually organized by seniors.

Nim 님Edit

  • Follows a name or title.
  • A formal term for showing respect.
  • Similar to the Japanese term Sama.


Physical labor. Refers to all the hard work Weed does to accomplish his tasks.

Nuna/ Noona 누나Edit

  • Elder sister.
  • The term is used by males to refer to females slightly older than them.
  • Symbolizes closeness.

Oppa 오빠Edit

  • Elder brother. A term used by females to refer to males slightly older than them that they respect. Symbolizes closeness.


Ramyeon 라면Edit

  • Instant noodles. Ramen.

Sahyung/Sahyeong 사형Edit

  • Elder brother. A term of respect used primarily by Weed to refer to the dojo practitioners as people of higher rank than him.

Ssi 씨Edit

  • Mister or Miss.
  • Follows a name.
  • Similar to Japanese term San.

Sunbae 선배Edit

  • Senior.
  • A term of respect for someone who's been around longer than you in a certain field of work.
  • Similar to Japanese term Senpai. Pisses Lee Hyun off when everyone at college thinks he's a returnee and calls him that.


Unni 언니Edit

  • Elder sister, used by females to refer to females slightly older than them.
  • Symbolizes closeness. Yurin uses this often with Hwaryung and the other girls.

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