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Literal Meaning

Lay down a sickle and still not recognize the letter ㄱ.


Used to describe a very ignorant person.

The Korean proverb suggests that if a person lays down a sickle and still cannot recognize the letter ㄱ, then that person is very ignorant since the shape of the letter ㄱ and a sickle are similar.

Korean Equivalent

아주 무식하다.

English Equivalent

Not know A from B.

Other Sources

Also see