Korean

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 /kəˈrɪən/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
Ko•re•an /kəˈriən, kɔ-, koʊ-/USA pronunciation  adj. 
  1. of or relating to either North Korea or South Korea.
  2. of or relating to the language spoken in North Korea or South Korea.

n. 
  • [countable] a person born or living in North Korea or South Korea.
  • [uncountable] the language spoken in North Korea or South Korea.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
    Ko•re•an  (kə rēən, kô-, kō-), 
    adj. 
    1. Language Varietiesof or pertaining to Korea, its inhabitants, or their language.

    n. 
  • a native or inhabitant of Korea.
  • Language Varietiesthe language of Korea.
  • Etymology:
    • Kore(a) + -an 1605–15

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