13Jan2013 [Biography] Why this number, 6002?

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Why 6002?

When Yuchun had a twitter account, the twitter name he chose for himself was “6002theMicky”. Since then, 6002 is always used to refer to him. Why did Yuchun use this number? Many chunsas may not know. Yuchun has explained before, that it is because “six thousand two” when said in Korean sounds like his name “Yuchunnie”.

Time for another Korean lesson.^^

Koreans like to add the “ee” sound at the end of names to make it sound more endearing when they call that person. So Yuchun is sometimes called Yuchunnie. (The “ee” vowel ‘이’ is also a subject marker in a Korean sentence.)

6002 is a Sino-Korean number; Chinese characters: 六千二 (there is a similarity to the Chinese sounds)

Pronunciation:
Six thousand two = 육 천 이 = yook-chon-ee
———-Yuchunnie = 유 천 이 = yoo-chon-ee

So you see, the two are very similar.
When spoken, the sounds…

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