Korean Language Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for linguists, teachers and students of the Korean language

Most popular questions

36 Is there an easy way to tell whether any given Korean name is typically male or female? 2016-06-21T17:54:23.133

26 What, if any, are the primary differences between Korean as spoken in the North and that spoken in the South? 2016-06-21T17:58:39.987

22 Do 같이 and 함께 mean the same thing? 2016-06-22T01:25:05.300

22 What are the biggest pronunciation / intonation features of English-speakers speaking Korean? 2016-06-22T02:53:13.743

22 How are mathematical symbols read in Korean? 2016-06-23T07:50:04.873

20 How was the obsolete character ㅿ pronounced? 2016-06-21T20:25:21.767

20 What does it mean when someone writes 드림 at the end of an email? 2016-06-22T00:43:53.633

19 When should spaces be used between words? 2016-06-22T00:51:46.150

19 Did actual 한글 characters have different sounds? 2016-06-30T04:37:37.843

18 Reference frame for come and go 2016-06-21T17:53:40.847

18 When transliterating English words to Korean, why does the first F become a ㅎ? 2016-06-21T22:57:42.833

17 How are words in Korean alphabetized/sorted? 2016-06-21T19:10:26.580

17 How to translate generic "you" or "one" in Korean? 2016-06-22T03:26:27.450

16 Should I learn Hangul as soon as I start learning Korean? 2016-06-21T18:15:31.140

16 How can I ask someone to repeat a statement in Korean? 2016-06-21T20:22:29.573

16 What is a polite term of address to use for a friend's mother? 2016-06-21T20:33:59.023

15 Why do some country names end in -국 while others don't? 2016-06-21T20:10:08.287

14 What are the differences between 는 / 은 and 가 / 이? 2016-06-21T18:02:51.127

14 Hangul -- printed vs handwritten 2016-06-21T21:01:53.243

14 Is there any word that varies in length when written in hanja or hangul? 2016-06-22T05:57:49.117

14 When should I use Hanja instead of Hangul? 2016-06-22T08:00:43.767

14 What's the meaning of -아/어 가지고, which I hear a lot in spoken language? 2016-06-22T12:52:49.543

13 What is the difference between 일, 하루 and 날? 2016-06-22T01:17:13.687

13 Which do I choose "그" or "그녀"? 2016-06-22T06:11:11.820

13 Are colors interchangeable 2016-06-23T11:47:48.850

13 What is the difference between 좋다 and 좋아하다? 2016-06-23T16:15:05.520

13 How should I use the pronoun 당신? 2016-06-24T17:56:28.583

13 Why is 金 differentially written as 김 and 금? 2016-06-27T09:14:08.033

13 Pronunciation of 의 2016-06-28T18:32:38.220

13 Difference between 되었어요 and 됐어요? 2016-07-03T19:48:02.263

13 Why is the Korean name 이 often Romanised as 'Lee'? 2016-07-09T08:17:49.693

13 How is Hangul composed with a keyboard? 2016-08-05T17:32:30.697

13 Why do we need the repetition in 춤 추다 and 꿈 꾸다? 2016-09-08T02:04:35.383

13 What is the difference between 방금 and 금방? 2016-10-13T03:52:25.823

13 How can a non-native Korean speaker say "Pure Korean" or "Native Korean" in Korean? 2017-01-18T02:46:48.150

12 Correct pronunciation when a syllable ends with two consonants 2016-06-21T20:36:35.723

12 Difference between negating with 안 and -지 않다 2016-06-23T03:45:24.303

12 How does 15th Century Hangul writing/type differ from modern Hangul? 2016-06-26T08:50:34.390

12 Are there any clear differences in how women and men speak Korean? 2016-06-27T10:38:34.547

12 What is the difference between 요즘 and 요새? 2016-06-30T06:46:40.247

12 ㄹ 수(가) 있다/없다 Problems in the addition of 가 2016-07-14T18:04:02.507

12 Difference between words 부엌 and 주방 2017-03-08T18:39:28.303

12 How to address Korean parents as a teacher? 2018-01-15T08:44:38.687

11 What's the difference between 마지막으로 and 드디어? 2016-06-21T17:55:20.627

11 Are there rules that govern how certain characters are pronounced and when? 2016-06-21T18:45:06.207

11 Plain vs aspirated consonants (ㄱㄷㅂㅈ vs ㅋㅌㅍㅊ) 2016-06-21T20:56:24.907

11 When do I need to use the native vs Sino-Korean numerals? 2016-06-22T11:07:34.307

11 When to use ㅐ, ㅒ as opposed to ㅔ,ㅖ? 2016-06-22T22:01:31.930

11 What does it mean when we add 이/가 on to the object of the verb? 2016-06-25T07:07:45.570

11 Why is "려권" North Korean for "passport?" 2016-07-18T01:59:09.010