9 Idols You Never Knew Actually Speak Busan Dialect

These 9 idols from Busan are loved for their noticeable dialects when they’re speaking.

Most idols tend to speak in a Seoul or “standard” dialect because it is easiest for fans to understand, but sometimes they slip up and let their hometown dialect, or satoori, slip into their words. Busan satoori is one of the most easily noticed dialects because of how strong and rough it is, making it easier to notice even for fans who don’t speak Korean.

These 9 Busan boys are some of the most popular idols that are known for their use of their hometown’s satoori.

B.A.P’s Daehyun

Daehyun is known for commonly using Busan satoori when speaking. He was even given the nickname “Busan Wonbin” because of his handsome looks being compared to Korean actor Won Bin‘s.

B1A4’s Sandeul

Sandeul is also known for his Busan satoori slipping into his words when he’s talking. Fans absolutely love it!

CNBLUE’s Jonghyun & Yonghwa

CNBLUE‘s Busan men are both well known for their common use of satoori. Jonghyun admitted that when CNBLUE first debuted, he didn’t talk much because he was self-conscious of his dialect.


Fans love Hoya‘s unique satoori because it can still be heard when he raps. He was recognized for his dialect when acting in Reply 1997.

GOT7’s Jinyoung

The other members of GOT7 always react strongly when Jinyoung uses satoori. They love it just as much as fans do!

BTS’s Jimin & Jungkook

Jimin and Jungkook are commonly referred to as BTS‘s Busan boys. Fans are in love with their cute satoori, especially Jimin’s!

Simon Dominic

Simon Dominic‘s sexy Busan satoori has been known to have a strong effect on fans. His satoori coupled with his deep voice definitely leaves an impression.