Definitions for koreankəˈri ən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word korean

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Korean(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language

  2. Korean(adj)

    the Altaic language spoken by Koreans

  3. Korean(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Korea or its people or language

    "Korean handicrafts"


  1. Korean(Noun)

    Designation given to the indigenous or naturalized people occupying the Korean Peninsula on the Asian continent, in either North Korea or South Korea.

  2. Korean(Adjective)

    of or relating to the Asian Peninsula comprising North Korea and South Korea.

  3. Korean(ProperNoun)

    Official language of the people residing on the Korean Peninsula, and language of approximately 60 million people, in Asia, North America, and elsewhere.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'korean' in Adjectives Frequency: #928

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edward Kwon:

    I'm trying to globalize Korean food.

  2. Lee Mi-ji:

    I try to sprinkle cheese even on Korean food.

  3. Tong Kim:

    That was a really bad escalation of the tensions in the Korean peninsula.

  4. Christine Ahn:

    The DMZ can and must be crossed to begin to heal the divide Korean Peninsula.

  5. Kim Hyun-su:

    South Korean firms paid too little attention to shareholder returns policies.

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