The Meanings Behind The Fandom Names Of 4th Gen K-Pop GGs STAYC, woo!ah!, BlackSwan, LIGHTSUM, And Weekly!
Well, it is quite a tradition for K-Pop artists to give a name to their fandom. SNSD has SONEs, BIGBANG has VIPs, 2NE1 has BLACKJACKs, TWICE has ONCEs, EXO has EXO-Ls, BTS has ARMYs, while BLACKPINK has BLINKs.
Most often than not, there is a special meaning behind the fandom names, after all, they are dear to the artist and are part of the journey. In this article, we listed the fandom names of some of the hottest 4th-generation K-Pop girl groups and discuss the meaning behind them.
Fandom Name: SWITH
According to the members of STAYC, the group's fandom name "SWITH" is combination of the first letter of the group's name "STAYC" and the word "WITH." SWITH means "together with STAYC" or "I'll be by STAYC's side."
In Korean, SWITH is "스윗" which sounds like the word "sweet" which is also another reason why STAYC chose SWITH as their fandom name. A reason that is just so sweet, indeed.
Fandom Name: WOW
You might be "wowed" with the reason behind the fandom name of woo!ah!. Well, as "WOW" often means excitement and amazement, the fandom name refers to the exciting moments that WOWs will spend with woo!ah!. And that we call witty!
Fandom Name: LUMINA
BlackSwan's fandom name is LUMINA which is a combination of "luminous," meaning that they will shine, and the suffix -a, for "the best." And quite indeed, BlackSwan is shining the best because of LUMINA.
Fandom Name: Sumit
No, it's because the fans can reach the "SUMmIT" with LIGHTSUM. Although that could be a good reason. In truth, "Sumit" is a play with the word "sum" which is the result of adding two things! LIGHTSUM and their beloved fan become one through the medium of LIGHTSUM.
Fandom Name: Daileee
Isn't it obvious? Daileee is a cute play on the group's name: Daileee for "daily" and Weeekly for "weekly." The fandom name means that "without Daileee (Daily), Weeekly cannot exist".