AskDefine | Define Korean

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Korean adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Korea or its people or language; "Korean handicrafts"


1 a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language
2 the Altaic language spoken by the Korean people

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  1. Of or related to the Asian Peninsula comprising North Korea and South Korea.



  1. Official language of the people residing on the Korean Peninsula, and language of approximately 60 million people, in Asia, North America, and elsewhere.
  2. Designation given to the indigenous or naturalized people occupying the Korean Peninsula on the Asian continent, in either North Korea or South Korea.



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Korean, used as a noun or as an adjective, may refer to:
Korean in German: Koreanisch
Korean in Spanish: Coreano
Korean in Portuguese: Coreano
Korean in Simple English: Korean
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