환절기 [ hwanjeolgi ]

In 환절기, 환 means ‘to change’, 절 means ‘joint’ or ‘node’, and 기 means ‘time’. Here, 절 is from 계절, which means ‘(a) season(s)’.

환절기 means ‘changing season‘. Koreans say words with 환절기 a lot to wish others’ well-being during changing seasons since the temperature changes drastically.

ex)

환절기 감기 조심하세요.  (Don’t catch a cold in this changing season.)

환절기 건강 조심하세요.  (Please take care during this changing season.)


 

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