from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Korea.
  • noun A person of Korean ancestry.
  • noun The language of the Koreans, possibly in the Altaic family.
  • adjective Of or relating to Korea or its people, language, or culture.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See Corean.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Korea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to the Asian Peninsula comprising North Korea and South Korea.
  • proper noun Official language of the people residing on the Korean Peninsula, and language of approximately 60 million people, in Asia, North America, and elsewhere.
  • noun Designation given to the indigenous or naturalized people occupying the Korean Peninsula on the Asian continent, in either North Korea or South Korea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the Altaic language spoken by Koreans
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Korea or its people or language
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language


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