Maknae is a Korean term used to refer to the youngest person in any given group. Maknae is a commong Korean term used by older people, generally young adults, to refer to the youngest in a group. A maknae is the youngest member of a K-pop group. Fans frequently refer to the youngest members of K-pop groups as “maknae,” the Korean word for “youngest sibling. In Korean, the word “maknae” refers to the youngest person in any given group, whether that is a group of friends, a family, or a band. Maknae is the equivalent term of being the youngest member, which is popularly known in the K-Pop world.