Adjective "korean" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/kəˈriːən/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to North or South Korea or its people or language.
  1. 'Likewise, the new Little Jack's is a cultural experience, with steaks and Korean comforts.'
  2. 'Consequently and unfortunately, Korean Muslims and mosques continue to receive threats.'
  3. 'Technically, North Korea uses the same Korean language as the one spoken in South Korea.'
  4. 'Since I grew up in America, my Korean language skills are not very good, so communicating with his parents was difficult.'
  5. 'Light, witty, candid, and personal, this documentary teaches us more about Korean culture than just kimchi.'
  6. 'The commission said its investigators spoke to young Kiribati women and girls who had been involved with Korean fishermen.'
  7. 'From an early date Korean politics turned isolationist with a strong desire to maintain the country's independence.'
  8. 'Rather, Seoul needs to seek foreign translators well versed in Korean language and culture.'
  9. 'It was headed north toward the Korean Straits between Kyushu and the Korean peninsula.'
  10. 'The Chinese audience's enthusiasm was stirred, and the hall resonated with greetings in the Korean language.'

noun

A native or inhabitant of North or South Korea, or a person of Korean descent.
  1. 'My advice to young Koreans is that it is a wonderful country to live in.'
  2. 'The fear at home is simply that the Koreans will be the first host nation not to make it through the first round.'
  3. 'Clearly, intermarriage between Koreans and soldiers was behind the second wave.'
  4. 'It will allow some ethnic Koreans living in Japan to visit their North Korean relatives.'
  5. 'Would such an exercise truly help Koreans gain a sense of empowerment and help them move on from their dark past?'
  6. 'There are a lot of Chinese women here who are not ethnic Koreans, and their life is much harder.'
  7. 'I am going to take them to a Korean traditional village where they can experience how Koreans used to live.'
  8. 'In doing this, he renewed an issue many Koreans and Chinese feel very strongly about.'
  9. 'Fellow Koreans, now is the time to make our society a better place to live and to make all of our dreams and hopes come true.'
  10. 'As a result, factory work often falls to the poorest Koreans, or to legal or illegal migrant workers.'
The language of Korea, which has roughly 68 million speakers worldwide. It has its own writing system, and is now generally regarded as distantly related to Japanese.
  1. 'The system can now be used for any language apart from Japanese, Chinese and Korean, which have too many characters.'
  2. 'The main culprits appeared to be Japanese, Korean and Italian.'
  3. 'Unfortunately, our Chinese, Japanese and Korean is not too good, otherwise we'd link to those sites all the time.'
  4. 'The Koreans sang and chanted throughout the march in Spanish, English and Korean.'
  5. 'One of them saw the girls and yelled in an indiscernible language, maybe Korean.'
  6. 'Many features of Korean separate it from English and other Indo-European languages.'
  7. 'A list of all formulae named either in Chinese, Japanese or Korean or in two of these languages was made.'
  8. 'The island is called Takeshima in Japanese and Tokto in Korean.'
  9. 'Both schools offered courses in Chinese and Korean as foreign language classes.'
  10. 'The Tianjin People's Broadcasting Station will offer programmes in Korean beginning today.'

Definitions

1. of or relating to Korea, its inhabitants, or their language. noun

2. a native or inhabitant of South Korea or North Korea.

3. the language of South Korea or North Korea.

More examples(as adjective)

"vogues can be korean in foci."

"peninsulas can be korean."

"officials can be korean."

"presidents can be korean."

"companies can be korean."

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Origin

(Korean)