Korean Language Stack Exchange by Kiwix

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

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

23 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13 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 방금 and 금방? 2016-10-13T03:52:25.823

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11 Is there a Korean word for 'Syllable Block'? 2016-10-16T21:06:09.120

11 Basic steps to take when learning Korean 2016-11-11T19:34:31.630

11 Is there a concept of letter names in Korean? 2017-01-19T17:01:37.070

11 Does standard Korean still contain any signs of being a tonal language? 2017-01-21T21:23:33.233

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

10 Negative form of verbs. -하지 않다 versus -치 않다 2016-06-21T18:16:35.300

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

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

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

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

10 What is the difference between adjectives and verbs? 2016-07-11T09:33:41.777