Korean are rather image oriented, and they’ve coined names for several body features that might surprise you! Here are 8 common terms used to describe popular face and body shapes that you ought to know!
From V and S Lines, to 11 abs and Eye-smiles.. here’s a compilation of 8 Korean Body Terms You Need To Know!
8 Korean Body Terms You Need To Know
Korean are rather image oriented, and they coined names for several body features that might surprise you! Here are 8 common terms used to describe popular face and body shapes that you ought to know!
The ever popular S-Line! As the letter 'S' is curvy, the S-Line is used to describe a curvy woman. Similar to other descriptive words like 'hourglass' and 'bottle-shaped.'
Some idols with an S-Line body include Hyuna, Hyosung, Miss A Min, Sistar Bora, and NS Yoonji.
The V-Line refers to the shape of a face, or the jaw line to be more precise! Koreans often use this term to describe a sharp and narrow jaw line.
Some famous V-Liners include JYJ Jaejoong, Girls' Generation Tiffany, G.NA, Kang Minkyung, and BoA.
3. 11 Abs
11 Abs is used to describe a females abs that are defined enough to form an '11' shape.
Some idols with '11 abs' include: After School Kahee, f(x) Krystal, CL, Nicole, and Dal Shabet Gaeun
4. Chocolate Abs
As you probably guessed, chocolate abs got its name from the way a 6 or 8 pack can be shaped like a delicous bar of chocolate!
Idols with chocolate abs include: Jay Park, 2PM, 2AM, Bobby, Siwon Choi, and many more!
5. Eye Smile
This one describes the crescent shape of the eyes when someone smiles. It's a popular facial feature that many try to master.
Idols famous for eye smiles include: Girl's Day Minah, Girls' Generation TIffany, f(x) Sulli, 2PM Nichkhun, and Taeyang.
6. Bagel (Female)
Bagel for girls is made of the words "Baby" and "Glamorous". It represents a baby face with a voluptuous body. Some female bagels include: Hyosung, and 4Minute Jihyun.
7. Bagel (Male)
Bagel for men is made up of the words "Baby" and "Gladiator". It represents a baby faced man with a powerful muscular body. Some male bagels include: ZE:A Dongjun, 2AM Jinwoon, and Big Bang Daesung
Ulzzang literally awesome face! It's used for anyone who's really really, ridiculously good-looking.