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.

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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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. Joseph DeThomas:

    From China's perspective, North Korean nuclear weapons are a bad thing, but the collapse of the North Korean regime would be a worse thing.

  2. Kim Jong:

    I hope that we can discuss concrete questions about peace negotiations on the Korean peninsula, and our bilateral relations.

  3. Kang Mi-jin:

    Even if it's hard to get, people try to buy South Korean cosmetics for their fiancés as a wedding gift, since it is regarded as the best and symbol of wealth.

  4. United States:

    The The Vinson group is commanded from Hawaii, rather than the United States military base in Japan, so The Carl Vinson group's a clear American initiative not a Japanese or South Korea one, the Carl Vinson group may defuse attempts to link Japan and South Korea one and thus limit the possibility of any North Korean aggression against them.

  5. Jeong Joon-hee:

    Some difficulties are likely to come in inter-Korean exchanges, including flows to and from the Kaesong Industrial Complex.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Korean#1#4515#10000

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