A Korean Language Tip : What Is Dol Sing (돌싱)?

DEFINITION

A form of single, it refers to a person who has returned to single life after breaking up a marriage for reasons such as divorce. In other words, it’s a neologism for divorced men and women. However, it’s also sometimes used to describe men and women who are widowed rather than divorced.

There’s a popular Korean variety show on Netflix named “돌싱글즈 (Dol-Singles).” Netflix Global translates it as “Love After Divorce”.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    UoH
    Connecting people from around the world to South Korea. We believe that every country and culture matters.
    Our Products
    Contents
    Store

    Subscribe to the UoH Weekly Snippet

    The essential weekly round-up for news, analysis, and breaking news alerts in Korea.
    Receive news, offers and invites from UoH Our newsletters may include 3rd-party advertising, by subscribing you agree to the
    Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy.
    UoH ©2023 On Curiosities Co. All rights reserved. For more information read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy and Accessibility Statement