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Archive for January 30th, 2006

Sollal: Chaesa, Saybay, and Yootnori: My First Lunar New Year in a Korean Family

Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2006 @ 11:05 pm in Korean Culture, Life of Nathan | 8 Comments »

UPDATE: I’ve since been informed that “cha-rae” is the term used for “chaesa” during the lunar new year and Choo-suck holidays. I have not changed the post to reflect this, however. – I remember last year’s 설날 (the lunar new year holiday, pronounced sol-lal), when I badly wanted to observe the 제사 (pronounced chae-sa) ceremony [...]