Definitions for koreankəˈri ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ko•re•ankəˈri ən(n.)

  1. a native or inhabitant of Korea.

  2. the language of this people, affiliated by some with the Altaic languages.

    Category: Peoples

  3. (adj.)of or pertaining to Korea, the Koreans, or their language.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of 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


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