Twitter word study (감기 & 콜록)

Recently I came across a message in twitter and since it was a short message, I tried to decode it.

감기… 콜록콜록.

감기 (gam-gi):
Cold, flu, influenza

콜록콜록 (kol-rok-kol-rok):
(sound) cough cough

Translation: Flu… Cough cough.

What I found interesting was the use of sounds in the Korean language to describe the situation. To the person who posted the message, get well soon.

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