What does Korean mean?

Definitions for Korean
kəˈri ənKo·re·an

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Korean.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Koreannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language

  2. Koreanadjective

    the Altaic language spoken by Koreans

  3. Koreanadjective

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

    "Korean handicrafts"

Wiktionary

  1. Koreannoun

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

  2. Koreanadjective

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

  3. Koreannoun

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

Matched Categories

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce Korean?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Korean in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Korean in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Korean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Korean in a Sentence

  1. Finance Minister Ignacio Briones:

    As far as I understand, the government has honored exactly what the contract defines, but the Korean company says the opposite has occurred. ... When there are these discrepancies...it is for the courts - if it gets to that point - to decide.

  2. Bruce Klingner:

    The US-South Korean alliance was forged in blood during the crucible of the Korean War, north Korea enduring motto is katchi kapshida --' we go together' -- not' we go together, if we are paid enough.'.

  3. Scott Snyder:

    These sanctions, on paper, would quarantine the North Korean economy from the international community, but it’s possible that what may happen, is North Korean trade with China is simply moved off the books, it’s really implementation and enforcement that remains the critical sticking point.

  4. South Korea:

    Biegun said the upcoming summit would provide a crucial chance to foster peace and prosperity of the Korean peninsula.

  5. Song Young-gil:

    It's not urgent, the more urgent critical thing is how we can prevent (North Korean) nuclear testing, the sixth test.

Images & Illustrations of Korean

  1. Korean

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Korean#1#4515#10000

Translations for Korean

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Korean »

Translation

Find a translation for the Korean definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these Korean definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Korean." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 4 Aug. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Korean>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Korean? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    add details, as to an account or idea
    • A. elaborate
    • B. abduct
    • C. cleave
    • D. abhor

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Korean: