Korean language
Korean (한국어/조선말, see below) is the official language of South Korea and North Korea, as well as one of the two official languages in China's Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture. About 80 million peo...
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History of the Korean language
The Korean language is attested from the early centuries of the Common Era in Chinese script. The featural hangul script is introduced only in the Middle Korean period, in the 15th century.The periodi...
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Korean diaspora
The Korean diaspora consists of roughly seven million people, both descendants of early emigrants from the Korean peninsula, as well as more recent emigres from Korea. Nearly four-fifths of expatriate...
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Korean dialects
A number of Korean dialects are spoken in the Korean Peninsula. The peninsula is extremely mountainous, and each dialect's "territory" corresponds closely to the natural boundaries between different g...
Korean phonology
This article is a technical description of the phonetics and phonology of Korean.Korean has many allophones, so it is important here to distinguish morphophonemes (written inside vertical pipes |...
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Morphophonology
Morphophonology (also morphophonemics, morphonology) is a branch of linguistics which studies the interaction between morphological and phonological or phonetic processes. Its chief focus is the sound...
Korean grammar
This article is a description of the morphology, syntax, and semantics of Korean. For phonetics and phonology, see Korean phonology. See also Korean honorifics, which play a large role in the grammar....
Korean honorifics
The Korean language reflects the important observance of a speaker or writer's relationships with both the subject of the sentence and the audience. Korean grammar uses an extensive system of honorifi...
Hangul consonant and vowel tables
The following hangul tables of consonants and vowels (jamo) display the basic forms in blue in the first row, and their derivatives in the following rows. They are separated into tables of initials, v...
North-South differences in the Korean language
The Korean language has culturally changed between the two states due to the length of time that North and South Korea have been separated.
Korean orthography, as defined by the Korean Language So...
Administrative divisions of North Korea
The administrative divisions of North Korea are organized into three hierarchical levels. Many of the units have equivalents in the system of South Korea. At the highest level are nine provinces, tw...
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Hangul
The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul in South Korea and as Chosŏn'gŭl in North Korea and China, is the alphabet that has been used to write the Korean language since the 15th century. It was created d...
Hangul - Wikipedia
Korean literature
Korean literature is the body of literature produced by Koreans, mostly in the Korean language and sometimes in Classical Chinese. For much of Korea's 1,500 years of literary history, it was written ...
Korean romanization
The romanization of Korean alphabet is a system for representing the Korean language using the Latin script. Korea's alphabetic script is called Hangul, and is occasionally written using the combinati...
Hanja
Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters (hanzi). More specifically, it refers to those Chinese characters borrowed from Chinese and incorporated into the Korean language with Korean pronuncia...
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AOA (band)
AOA (Korean: 에이오에이; an acronym for Ace of Angels) is a South Korean idol girl group signed under FNC Entertainment. The five-member band consists of Choa, Jimin, Yuna, Youkyung and Mina, and the s...
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Hunminjeongeum Haerye
Hunminjeongeum Haerye (lit. "Explanations and Examples of the Correct/Proper Sounds for the Instruction of the People"), also called the Haerye Edition of Hunminjeongeum or simply The Haerye, is a com...
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Yongbieocheonga
Yongbieocheonga literally means Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven and was the first work written in hangul. It was compiled during the reign of Sejong the Great as an official recognition of the J...
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