Korean Phrase of the Week: AEGYO 애교

Updated: Oct 30, 2020




AEGYO 애교: Acting Cute or in a childlike manner.







This actually comes originally from Chinese. If you've watched any CDrama's you may have heard the ML say, "Wo Ai Ni." I love you.


Ae= love and Gyo= beautiful.

A lot of idol shows include your fave bias showing aegyo (egg yo) for their fans. While it is questioned by new k-fans as to it’s necessity, or how how it even works, seasoned fans can’t help but smile.


It’s often done in dramas as a way to get someone to do something for you, to varying levels of success. Though See the clip below.




EXO members will demonstrate a variety of aegyo in this clip.


#KOREANPHRASES, #AEGYO, #V, #BTS, #GongYu #Baekhyun

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