Do You Know What ‘Gook Rule (국룰)’ Is In Korean?

GookRule is Gook + Rule (룰)

A slang combining the words “Gookmin (citizen)” and “rule,” it is used to refer to the “rules that are not formally established, but are universally accepted.”

In a word, it is the rule that people have an implicit agreement, even if they don’t explicitly say so. It was first used in games.

4 Examples of GookRule

  • GookRule Example 1 : Putting spicy chili sauce is GookRule when you eat blood sausage soup!
  • GookRule Example 2 : Licking a yogurt lid is a GookRule!
  • GookRule Example 3 : It’s a GookRule to eat spicy stir-fried chicken and then fried rice
  • GookRule Example 4 : It’s a GookRule to have scallion pancakes on a rainy day!
    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.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

    Subscribe to the UoH Weekly Snippets

    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.
    Connecting people from around the world to South Korea. We believe that every country and culture matters.
    Our Products
    UoH ©2023 On Curiosities Co. All rights reserved. For more information read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy and Accessibility Statement