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These 6 Male Idols Steal Fans Hearts With Their Jeolla-do Dialect

These days, numerous male idols are capturing women’s hearts all over South Korea (and the world!) because of their Jeolla-do dialect, which is said to give off a sweet charm when spoken. Because of how adorable the accent and dialect are, fans hope more stars from the region show off their dialect and speaking skills. Let’s meet some male idols who excite fans when they speak in the satoori.

1. BTS’s J-Hope


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J-Hope is a native of Buk-gu, Gwangju, from the Jeolla province. The idol boasts a unique ability to speak in the Jeolla-do dialect. BTS fans have become addicted to how adorable when he speaks in the dialect, with fans especially liking when he says “Atta” and “Waeme”.

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2. WINNER’s Jinwoo

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Kim Jinwoo, a member of WINNER, is from Imjado, Mokpo, which is also found in the Jeolla province. While WINNER fans love the idol for his beautiful and ethereal appearance and clear voice when he sings, they agree that when he speaks in the dialect, he shows off a unique and unexpected charm.

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3. TVXQ’s Yunho


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Yunho, another native from Gwangju, Jeolla-do, caught viewers’ attention when he appeared on MBC’s “I Live Alone” and spoke in the Jeolla-do dialect. Fans were fascinated by the fact that he mixes up the dialect and the standard Korean way of speaking, which leads fans to believe that living in Seoul caused him to learn to switch between the two effortlessly.

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SEVENTEEN member Dino, who hails from Iksan in the North Jeolla province, is often caught slipping into the Jeolla-do accent when speaking comfortably with his members and playing games with them. His adorable way of speaking when using the dialect has become one of his major charm points and the cause of capturing hearts everywhere.

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5. GOT7’s Youngjae


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Youngjae, who is from Mokpo in the South Jeolla province, often slips into the dialect when he is on broadcasts or live streams. Because of how charming he sounds when speaking with the dialect, some fans have even said they’d rather he speaks that than the standard way of speaking. They’d much rather hear him speak comfortably with satoori!

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6. MONSTA X’s Hyungwon


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Hyungwon, a member of MONSTA X, is also from Gwangju, Jeolla-do, and is also often seen slipping into the dialect. He once visited his hometown during a broadcast show and charmed fans with his dialect, and his appearance on the show earned a good reception from the viewers.

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Which idol is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below!

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