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Korean Language and Culture

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There was only one small geographic change due to the Korean War. Before the war started, the boundary between North and South Korea was at the 38th parallel  After the war it was not quite so simple. As you go from left to right the border tilts North
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You can check out some of the websites .
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There are an estimated 6,700 recognized languages in the world. Most of them are spoken by fewer than 1,000 people.
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형제 (Hyeong-je).
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There is no literal English translation. It's a state of mind. Of soul, really. A sadness. A sadness so deep no tears will come. And yet, still, there's hope.~The West Wing. Season 5 Episode 4. "Han" That quote is from The West Wing and is said by President Josiah Bartlet after he attempts to find …
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beacause i was born.
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Answer It is: 연인 http://babelfish.altavista.com/
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안전한 여행이anjeonhan yeohaeng-i
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Through dance, songs, painting, writing, and any other form of self-expression you deem fit. For instance some people consider gardens to be an excellent form of self expression and create elaborate designs. Others write poetry or blog. Self-expression is vague because everyone has a different self …
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Chaji, Hangeul: 자지. Means Penis. A really common is: 씨발 (Ssl-bal) ~= Mother F*****
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A few sites to help: Each mask represents a different character in an age-old play about the interaction between the different classes. This ceremonial play is still performed today. This simplicity makes the viewer aware of the shapes and lines unique to these masks. Each mask represents a differ…
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Formal: 안녕하세요 /an-niyong-ha-say-yo/ Informal: 안녕 /an-niyong/ Ahhn niyong ha say yo. or Ahhn niyong. you could pronounce it like "onion" if it helps you because an-niyoung and onion sound similar
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that is an Onomatopoeia. for example, such as the words like 'boom' , 'crash' , 'wow'.
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There are 6 different types of coins that are used (some not so widely) in Korea. These coins are valued from 1 won to 500 won. 1 won: Almost non-existent, but is an official coin nonetheless. At an exchange rate of 1000 won to 1 dollar, these are 0.1 cent each. 5 won: Almost same as 1 won, almost …
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dalmado is a picture of dalma...there is a legend where he projected out of his body..."astral projection"??.....and when he came back, his body was gone....so he picked a body of some ugly dude...a homeless beggar, i think....dats y when u see dalmado, da face is ugly.....well.....and they say that…
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Compassion is a composition by Carrie Tree and Andy Barlow from Lamb. They briefly formed as Luna Seeds a few years ago. They have a new project coming out in May 2013 called Lowb on Distiller Records and Compassion will be on that album. Carrie Tree has her own solo releases coming out in 2013 as w…
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not sure but id like an answer to this quistion too umm im know koi fish are sacred in japinese culture i think it all depends the way some one looks at it like it may not be sacred to the culture itsself but it may be important to a Korean individual or familynot sure but id like an answer to this …
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Answer JOHN!!!!!!!! RAIN!
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카일리
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Dianne.... your Korean name is Shin Sang Min... 신상민^^
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Ansu.
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The monkey is significant in Korean mythology as a trickster and god. The Monkey now symbolizes the emperor or high ranking government officials.
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24 letters in Korean alphabet(14 consonants, 10vowels)
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The word 'trust' may be either 신뢰 (sinroe) or 신임 (sinim) in Korean. 믿음 (mid-oom) can mean 'trust' too
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One word: STUDY
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"darling" translates to, "salang" (사랑) in Korean. Technically 사랑 (sa rang) is love. Darling is a little different. We say 자기야 (ja gi ya) to boyfriends/girlfriends and 여보 (yeo bo) to spouses.
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hows she half jap and Korean? lol she was just born in japan, but both parents are Korean. that's like saying, someone being born in America and saying they half Japanese half American, when both parents are Japanese. shes full Korean, raised in japan most of her younger age shes half Korean an…
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No, Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, Korea is the largest church in the world, claiming more than 800,000 members.
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There are quite a few different ways to express "thank you" in the Korean language. Some of the most common are:감사합니다 (kamsahamnida) - formal고맙습니다 (komapseumnida) - formal고마워 (gomawo) - casual
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No more so than any other nationality
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I LOVE YOU -It doesn't mean i love you.It doesnt really have a meaning in the Korean language tho. I am a Korean native.I asked my parents and grand parents and my Korean speaking family they say it does not.
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안녕
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Merry Christmas in Korean is 메리 크리스마스 (meli keuliseumaseu)
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Faith : 믿음 (Mee deum) Hope : 희망 (Hee Mang)Love : 사랑 ( Sa Rang)
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Happy New Year can be said in Korean as 'sae hae bok mani ba deu se yo'. Korean New Year is being celebrated for three days in Korea that usually takes place the same day as the Chinese New Year.
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Sung Tan Chuk Ha is how u say merry Christmas in Korean
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You could start with learning the basic words like food, mom, dad, big brother, big sister, grandma, grandpa, aunt, uncle, dog, cat, book, and so on. Once you get better, you can start singing songs in Korean, and other exciting things! (not really) Mom: Omma Dad: Appa Big brother: Oppa Big siste…
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이것은 당신을 위한것입니다. 당신이 좋아하셨으면 좋겠어요.
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yong won ee sarang hae
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크리스마스 or 성탄절
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크리스텔
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안녕하세요 (annyeonghaseyo) - formal (you would say this to someone older than you for more respect.) 안녕 (annyeong) - informal (you would say this to someone your age or someone younger than you.) 여보세요 (yeoboseyo) - on the phone
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This depends on what region of the world you are in. In China, a rabbit is considered very lucky. In America, a 4-leaf clover is considered lucky. There are thousands of good luck symbols around the world though.
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Both kumawa and kamsahamnida (not kashahamnida, if I'm not mistaken) mean thank you. However, Koreans use the former with people of the same age or with someone younger. The latter is used with older or more important people, a more respectful way of expressing thanks.Hope that helps.
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사랑해요. standard politeness level사랑해. informal
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the language is Korean, but it is a different dialect than what is used in Seoul, South Korea. Korea uses several different dialects - Busan and Seoul use different dialects and so does North Korea.Korean
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크리스틴
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넌 나를 아직도 생각하고 있어? Neon Nareul Ajikdo saenggakhago isseo? Not entirely sure :/ I'm not native I think you don't need "-do", and "saenggak" is 'think'. probably the easiest way to say this is: "(person's name)ssi-neun, jeoreul ajik giokhaeyo?" Since you have to ask if they …
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if you mean sul then it means drink
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Romanization: Choe Mun Ho Pronunciation: Choi Moon Ho Hangul/ Korean Characters: 최 문 호
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"음식", pronounced "eum-seeg" (the final 'g' has less emphasis on it when spoken).
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The word white is said in Korean as hayan-sek. This comes from two words; hayan that means white and sek that means color.
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The English noun of 'honey' directly translates into the modern Korean (hangug-eo) language. Translated and transliterated it is 'kkul.'
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Dramafever.com has free korean movies and dramas and is legal. you can watch for free with ads or to watch without ads sign up for the 7 day free trial.
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The red-crested white crane symbolized longevity, spirituality, nobility, and was the bird of the immortals. It is said that people that lived noble solitude lives became cranes when they died.
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This question refers to the treatment of American and United Nations troops held as prisoner-of-war by the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea during War (1951-1953). UN and American POWs were subjected to torture and brainwashing in contravention of the Geneva Convention. Furthermore many s…
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bobo (보보) doesn't mean anything.babo (바보) means idiot.
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North Korean culture incorporates some Asian traditions but is still hindered by the political instability and corruption that currently has crippled that nation. There are Karaoke bars that have been revealed through secret visitors to that country but other than that there is not much diversity am…
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First, you need to know the Korean writing system, and then you would just spell according to the rules.
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딱다그르르딱다그르르하다. (dak-da-geu-reu-reu-dak-da-geu-reu-reu-ha-da). It's a word to describe the sound of marbles rolling around on the floor.
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There are 6,912 main languages and 39,491 alternate language names and dialects
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"The art of the knife hand".
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good question :) in korea, it depends what you call a sister by age. if the girl is older, then u call her "un-ni"if the girl is younger, u call her "yuh-dong-saeng"
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na do saranghe
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키키
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믿음
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Peoning Hwa.
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spirit
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Hangeul ㄱㄴㄷㄹㅁㅂㅅㅇㅈㅊㅋㅌㅍㅎ 이 으 아 어 오 우
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daijubu alrigth in Korean dude are you ok? that is Japanese.. daijubu is Japanese not Korean... i dunno how to spell it but it should be gaengchanayo?
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Chonmaneyo.
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전부 당신에 관하여
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its oppa !
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캐롤라인, you pronounce it the same.
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An nyong(안녕) anyeonghasaeyo (An nyoung ha seh yo = hello) [ 안녕하세요 ]
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ito ay isang shelf na may 5 araw at gabi
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천사 (cheonsa, hanja 天使)
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the best way would be to read simple korean books and start talking to korean people. If you keep on doing you will get a lot better.Thats one way, but reading children books will only get you so far. You need to start out by just reading korean passages like news out loud until you can just look at…
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Father - 아버지 - ah buh ji 아빠 - appa [Informal] Mother - 어머니 - uh muh ni 엄마 - umma "Better speak it in formal form."
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Go Eun Chan is a character in the Korean drama, The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince. She's a tomboyish girl who was often mistaken for a guy and which eventually lead her to land a job as a waiter in a coffee cafe. The actress who acted as Go Eun Chan is Yoon Eun Hye. Her past dramas includes Princess Ho…
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Impolite : Saeng il chuk ha hae Polite : Saeng il chuck ha hamnida
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하나님
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Happy birthday seng il chuck song seng il chuck hahamnida seng il chuck hahamnida sarangha nun ______ name eh
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안녕하세요
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Umma어머니 is mother. 계모 is stepmother. 시어머니 is mother-in-law .
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Chris in Korean characters is 크리스
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To say lucky in Korean, one can say un-i joh-eun. This is the colloquial or informal way of saying lucky. The Korean language, however, has a wide variety of dialects and levels of formality.
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진 진 진 진 ㅈㅣ ㄴ
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'Ji won oh'
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The answer is to finger your mom
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The number 4 is a bad luck symbol because number 4 in Korean is pronounced as "sa", which also means "death." Therefore some buildings don't have a button for the 4th floor because of its bad luck.
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welcome as in? Can be welcome from saying thank you. But that would be you're welcome. right? ^^ Anyway, if so, 천만에요. (cheon-man-e-yo.) However, if it's like welcoming someone to you home, you use 어서오세요 (eo-seo-o-se-yo) It literally means, hurry and come on in^^
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It's Chonmaneyo! I rock don't I? haha!Update: 천만에요 -> cheonmaneyo. But you don't really use that phrase much in Korea.People looked at me like I was weird because it was so formal.
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