6 Idols with Undeniably Adorable “Southern Dialects”

They’re all originally from Jeolla Province.

It is often said that even among many Korean dialects, the Jeolla Province dialect is one of the most adorable and addicting to listen to. Here are 6 idols who are capable of swaying fans just with their dialects alone:

1. BTS’s J-Hope

J-Hope is from Gwangju in Jeolla Province, which means he has a dialect that makes fans almost addicted to his way of talking.

2. WINNER’s Kim Jinwoo

Kim Jinwoo is also a man of Jeolla Province. Despite his delicate look and pure voice, he shows off another charm with his dialect when he’s off stage.

3. TVXQ’s Yunho

Yunho, who’s from Gwangju, once appeared on MBC’s I Live Alone and drew a lot of attention with his southern dialect. He sometimes even communicates with his fans using his dialect.


Dino is also from Jeolla Province, so his dialect often pops out when he jokes around, and it is now known as one of his many charms.

5. GOT7’s Youngjae

Youngjae, who’s also from Jeolla Province, often uses his southern dialect during broadcasts, and it’s become so common that fans get sad when he speaks in the standard language.

6. MONSTA X’s Hyungwon

Hyungwon is from Gwangju in Jeolla Province as well, so he often speaks in his dialect. When he uses it during a broadcast, fans cheered because they loved it so much.

Source: Insight