한국어

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Korean[កែប្រែ]

Etymology[កែប្រែ]

한국 (Hanguk, “Land of the Han of the korean peninsula”, 韓國) + (eo, “language”, )

Pronunciation[កែប្រែ]

Proper noun[កែប្រែ]

한국어 (Hangugeo, hanja 韓國語)

  1. the Korean language

Usage notes[កែប្រែ]

Of the many Korean names for the Korean language, this is the most formal in the Republic of Korea (South Korea). 한국말 (Hangungmal) is more commonly used, but it denotes exclusively the spoken language ( 말 (mal) is speech). In North Korea, 조선말 (Joseonmal) is more common.

Synonyms[កែប្រែ]

  • 한국말 (Hangungmal, “Korean spoken language”) (broadly)
  • 우리말 (Urimal, “our spoken language”) (broadly)
  • 조선어 (Joseoneo, 朝鮮語) (broadly)
  • 조선말 (Joseonmal, 朝鮮말) (broadly)
  • 고려말 (Goryeomal, 高麗말) (broadly)