Language details

KOREAN Links (14)   Examples (33)   Materials (6)   Books (18)   
Alternative names: HANGUOHUA, HANGUK MAL
Number of speakers: 78.000.000 (1999)
Language Code: KKN
In language groups: Z1-ISOLATES » KOREAN
Spoken in: CHINA [Details], JAPAN [Details], KOREA, DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF [Details], KOREA, REPUBLIC OF [Details], THAILAND [Details]

Korean is spoken by about 80.000.000 people. About 50 percent of the speakers live in South Korea. Around 25 percent of the speakers live in North Korea. The rest lives in other countries like the People's Republic of China, Japan and Thailand.

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1   A brief list of useful Korean travel phrases
2   Academical Resources of Korean Studies
3   Declan's Korean Language Page
4   Introduction to Korean
5   Korea Calligraphy Association
6   Korean Alphabet, Han Gul
7   Korean Grammar
8   Korean Language Profile
9   Korean Literature
10   Korean for Travellers
11   Korean-English Dictionary
12   Koreanists
13   Mr. Oh's Learn
14   What's in a Korean Name

1  "(We're) eating now."
2  "Everyone is equal before the law."
3  "Go along that road!"
4  "He is making a fool of me."
5  "He saved her life."
6  "He speaks English well."
7  "He will come back the day after tomorrow."
8  "I can read Korean. (Hangul)"
9  "I like exercising."
10  "I live in Seoul."
11  "I want to be a baseball player."
12  "I {my hands} can't reach."
13  "I'm studying Korean."
14  "It looks like rain."
15  "Kim Mi Kyong is a student."
16  "Lay your head on the pillow."
17  "My name is Charles."
18  "My younger sister entered (started) school last year."
19  "She looked at herself in the mirror."
20  "The wind is blowing."
21  "This hen lays many eggs."
22  "This is delicious."
23  "We crossed the bridge."
24  "Where do you work?"
25  "bridge"
26  "egg"
27  "fool"
28  "law"
29  "life"
30  "oneself"
31  "pillow"
32  "player"
33  "wind"

1  Examples of Languages with Multiple Voicing Contrasts
2  Korean Parental Relationship
3  Korean Sibling Relationship
4  Map of the Korean Language II
5  Romanization of Korean Consonants
6  Romanization of Korean Vowels

1   Cho, Taehong and Sun-Ah Jun: Domain-initial strengthening as enhancement of laryngeal features: aerodynamic evidence from Korean
2   Choi, T. S.: The Development of the Korean Language from 1945 to the Present
3   Grant, B. K.: A Guide to Korean Characters: Reading and Writing Hangul and Hanja
4   Jun, Sun-Ah: The phonetics and phonology of Korean prosody (Ph.D. dissertation)
5   Jun, Sun-Ah: The phonetics and phonology of Korean prosody: Intonational phonology and prosodic structure
6   Kim, Chin-W. (ed.): Papers in Korean Linguistics
7   King, Ross (ed.): Description and Explanation in Korean Linguistics
8   Koo, Hee-San: An experimental acoustic study of the phonetics of intonation in Standard Korean
9   Korea Telecocm Research and Development Group Report: A study of Korean prosody and discourse for the development of speech synthesis/recognition system in Korean
10   Lee, Ho-Young: The structure of Korean prosody
11   Lee, Hyun Bok: Korean grammar
12   Martin, S. E.: Korean morphophonemics
13   Martin, Samuel E. A: Reference Grammar of Korean: A Complete Guide to the Grammar and History of the Korean Language
14   Park, S. H.: Analysis of Korean intonation. (Ph.D. dissertation)
15   Shin, Jiyoung: Consonantal production and coarticulation in Korean. (Ph.D. dissertation)
16   Silva, D. J.: The phonetics and phonology of stop lenition in Korean. (Ph.D. dissertation)
17   Sohn, H. M.: Korean
18   Whitman, John Bradford: Phonological Basis for the Comparison of Japanese and Korean