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 (kə-rē′ən, kô-, kō-)
a. A native or inhabitant of Korea.
b. A person of Korean ancestry.
2. The language of the Koreans, possibly in the Altaic family.
Of or relating to Korea or its people, language, or culture.
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1. (Placename) of or relating to Korea, its people, or their language
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Korea, its people, or their language
3. (Languages) of or relating to Korea, its people, or their language
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Korea
5. (Languages) the official language of North and South Korea, considered by some scholars to be part of the Altaic family of languages
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(kəˈri ən)

1. a native or inhabitant of Korea.
2. the language of this people, affiliated by some with the Altaic languages.
3. of or pertaining to Korea, the Koreans, or their language.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.korean - a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean languageKorean - a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
North Korean - a Korean from North Korea
South Korean - a Korean from South Korea
2.Korean - the Altaic language spoken by Koreans
Altaic language, Altaic - a group of related languages spoken in Asia and southeastern Europe
Adj.1.Korean - of or relating to or characteristic of Korea or its people or language; "Korean handicrafts"
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koreakorealainenkorean kieli
한국 사람한국어한국의
người Triều Tiênthuộc nước/người/tiếng Triều Tiêntiếng Triều Tiên


A. ADJcoreano
B. Ncoreano/a m/f
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(= person) → Coréen(ne) m/f
(= language) → coréen m
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adjkoreanisch; Korean warKoreakrieg m
Koreaner(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Koreanisch nt
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[kəˈriːən] adj & ncoreano/a
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اللغة الكورية, كُورِيٌّ Korejec, korejský, korejština koreaner, koreansk Koreaner, Koreanisch Κορεάτης, Κορεατικά, κορεατικός coreano korea, korealainen coréen Koreanac, korejski coreano 朝鮮の, 朝鮮人, 朝鮮語 한국 사람, 한국어, 한국의 Koreaan, Koreaans koreaner, koreansk Koreańczyk, koreański coreano кореец, корейский, корейский язык korean, koreansk, koreanska เกี่ยวกับเกาหลี, ชาวเกาหลี, ภาษาเกาหลี Kore, Korece, Koreli người Triều Tiên, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Triều Tiên, tiếng Triều Tiên 韩国人, 韩国的, 韩语
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