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Definition of the noun korean

What does korean mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Koreans

  1. a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: Asian / Asiatic = a native or inhabitant of Asia
    • more specific terms:
  2. the Altaic language spoken by Koreans

Alternative definition of the noun korean


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

Definition of the adjective korean

What does korean mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more korean / most korean

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

Alternative definition of the adjective korean


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


Korean a.k.a. Korea is a Namesake, Fictional Setting, Flag referent, Breed origin in East Asia, Asia.

  • also known as Hermit kingdom, Corea
  • official website:

There are other places with Korean in their name, like North Korean, South Korean, Korean Empire, Korean Peninsula, Korean Folk Village, Korean War Veterans Memorial and Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture.


  1. Korean a.k.a. Korean Language is an human language, netflix genre, field of study, industry.
    • also known as Hanguohua, Hanguk Mal, Chaoxian
  2. Korean a.k.a. Koreans: The Korean people are an ethnic group originating in the Korean peninsula and Manchuria. Koreans are one of the most ethnically and linguistically homogeneous groups in the world.
    • also known as 한인, 조선 사람, 한국인, 조선인, 한국 사람, Korean people
  3. Korean a.k.a. Korean food is a cuisine.
    • also known as Cuisine of Korea, Korean cuisine
  4. Korean is a language.
  5. Korean is an award-winning TV program.
    • country: South Korea
    • award:
      • PaekSang Arts Award for Best TV Drama
      • PaekSang Arts Award for Best TV Drama
  6. Korean is an human language.
  7. korean is a text encoding.

Phrases with Korean

Phrases starting with the word Korean:

  1. korean war
  2. Korean Hare
  3. Korean Pine
  4. Korean Wave
  5. Korean Cherry
  6. Korean Clover
  7. korean strait
  8. Korean English
  9. Korean Mackerel
  10. Korean Rockfern
  11. Korean Seerfish
  12. Korean Lawngrass
  13. korean lespedeza
  14. korean peninsula

Phrases ending with the word Korean:

  1. Old Korean
  2. Sino-Korean
  3. north korean
  4. south korean
  5. Middle Korean
  6. Modern Korean

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Korean

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Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (2010)

Indigenous Korean vocabulary is highly polysyllabic in structure, a feature that is put to good use in sound imitation. Of the world's languages, Korean is one of the most highly onomatopoetic languages.

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Korean

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Quotes about Korean

So South Korean ability is very much limited to handle North Korean, you know, difficulties. So we don't want to see an immediate collapse of the North Korea regime. (Kim Dae Jung)
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Scrabble value of K5O1R1E1A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of KOREAN

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