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...
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...
Hunminjeongeum Haerye - Wikipedia
CJK characters
In internationalization, CJK is a collective term for the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages, all of which use Chinese characters and derivatives (collectively, CJK characters) in their writing s...
CJK characters - Wikipedia
Kontsevich system
The Kontsevich system (Russian: Система Концевича/Sistema Kontsevicha) for the Cyrillization of the Korean language was created by the Russian scholar Lev Kontsevitch (Russian: Лев Концевич) on th...
Konglish
Konglish (Korean: 콩글리시/콩글리쉬 or more formally Hangul: 한국어식 영어; hanja: 韓國語式英語 "Korean language style English") is the use of English words or words derived from English words in a Korean...
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...
Korean diaspora - Wikipedia
North Korean literature
The partition of Korea following the Second World War led to a considerable cross-border movement, which included writers moving from North to South or from South to North.North Korea's subsequent lit...
Han unification
Han unification is an effort by the authors of Unicode and the Universal Character Set to map multiple character sets of the so-called CJK languages into a single set of unified characters. Han charac...
Korean manual alphabet
The Korean manual alphabet is used by the Deaf in South Korea who speak Korean Sign Language. It is a one-handed alphabet that mimics the shapes of the letters in hangul, and is used when signing Kore...
Korean manual alphabet - Wikipedia
Classical Chinese
Classical Chinese (古文, gǔwén, "ancient text") is the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chines...
Classical Chinese - Wikipedia
Hangul orthography
한글맞춤법(Hangul matchumbeop) refers to overall rule of writing in Korean with Hangul.The current orthography is issued and established by Korean Ministry Culture in 1998. The first of it is Hunminjungeum...
Hangul orthography - Wikipedia
Korean speech levels
There are seven verb paradigms or speech levels in Korean, and each level has its own unique set of verb endings which are used to indicate the level of formality of a situation. Unlike "honorifics" –...
Korean verbs
Verbs in the Korean language come in last place in a clause. Verbs are the most complex part of speech, and a properly conjugated verb may stand on its own as a complete sentence. This article uses th...
Zainichi Korean language
Zainichi Korean is Korean as spoken by Zainichi Koreans (ethnic Korean citizens or residents of Japan). The speech is based on the southern dialects of Korean, as the majority of first-generation immi...
Gugyeol
Gugyeol is a system for rendering texts written in Classical Chinese into understandable Korean. It was chiefly used during the Joseon Dynasty, when readings of the Chinese classics were of paramount...
Gugyeol - Wikipedia
Sino-Korean vocabulary
Sino-Korean or Hanja-eo (Korean: 한자어, Hanja: 漢字語) refers to the set of words in the Korean language vocabulary that originated from or were influenced by hanja. The Sino-Korean lexicon consists of bot...
Korean numerals
The Korean language has two regularly used sets of numerals, a native Korean system and Sino-Korean system.
For both native and Sino- Korean numerals, the teens (11 through 19) are represented by ...
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....
Horizontal and vertical writing in East Asian scripts
Many East Asian scripts can be written horizontally or vertically. The Chinese, Japanese and Korean scripts can be oriented in either direction, as they consist mainly of disconnected syllabic units, ...
Horizontal and vertical writing in East Asian scripts - Wikipedia
Topic marker
A topic marker is a grammatical particle used to mark the topic of a sentence. It is found in Japanese, Korean, Ryukyuan and, to a limited extent, Classic Chinese languages. It often overlaps with the...
Tally marks
Tally marks, also called hash marks, are a unary numeral system. They are a form of numeral used for counting. They are most useful in counting or tallying ongoing results, such as the score in a game...
Tally marks - Wikipedia
International Circle of Korean Linguistics
The International Circle of Korean Linguistics is a scholarly organization dedicated to the promotion of awareness of, the dissemination of information about, and the facilitation of communication amo...
New Korean Orthography
The New Korean Orthography was a spelling reform used in North Korea from 1948–1954. It added five consonants and one vowel letter to the hangul alphabet, making it what is believed to be a more morph...
New Korean Orthography - Wikipedia
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...
Thousand Character Classic
The Thousand Character Classic (also known as the Thousand Character Text) is a Chinese poem used as a primer for teaching Chinese characters to children from the sixth century onward. It contains exa...
Thousand Character Classic - Wikipedia
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...
Korean language - Wikipedia
Dravido-Korean languages
Koreanic-Dravidian or Dravido-Koreanic is an obsolete language family proposal which links the living or proto-Dravidian language to the Korean language. The hypothesis was originally proposed by Morg...