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      • The Korean language ( South Korean: 한국어 / 韓國語 hanguk-eo; North Korean: 조선말 / 朝鮮말 chosŏn-mal) is an East Asian language spoken by about 77 million people. It is a member of the Koreanic language family and is the official and national language of both Koreas: North Korea and South Korea,...
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  2. Korean language - Wikipedia

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    Korean (South Korean: 한국어 / 韓國語 hangugeo; North Korean: 조선말 / 朝鮮말 chosŏnmal) is an East Asian language spoken by about 77 million people. It is the official and national language of both Koreas: North Korea and South Korea, with different standardized official forms used in each country.

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  3. Koreanic languages - Wikipedia

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    Most Korean-language schools in Japan follow the North Korean standard. The form of Korean spoken in Japan also shows the influence of Japanese, for example in a reduced vowel system and some grammatical simplification. Korean-speakers are also found throughout the world, for example in North America, where Seoul Korean is the accepted standard.

  4. Hangul - Wikipedia

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    Japan banned the Korean language from schools in 1938 as part of a policy of cultural assimilation, and all Korean-language publications were outlawed in 1941. Further reforms. The definitive modern Korean alphabet orthography was published in 1946, just after Korean independence from Japanese rule.

  5. The Korean language is spoken mainly in North and South Korea. It is spoken by more than 78 million people (most are North or South Koreans). In South Korea, it is called hangukmal (한국말) or hangugeo (Hangeul: 한국어, Hanja: 韓國語). In North Korea, however, it is called choseonmal (조선말) or choseoneo (조선어, 朝鮮語 ...

  6. Outline of Korean language - Wikipedia

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    The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Korean language: . The Korean language is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people. It is a member of the Koreanic language family and is the official and national language of both Koreas: North Korea and South Korea, with different standardized official forms used in each country.

  7. History of Korean - Wikipedia

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    The language standard of this period is based on the dialect of Kaesong because Goryeo moved the capital city to the northern area of the Korean Peninsula.. The first foreign record of Korean is the Jilin leishi, written in 1103 by a Chinese Song dynasty writer, Sūn Mù 孫穆.

  8. North–South differences in the Korean language - Wikipedia

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    The Korean language has changed between North and South Korea due to the length of time that the two states have been separated. Underlying dialect differences have been extended, in part by government policies and in part by the isolation of North Korea from the outside world.

  9. Dravido-Korean languages - Wikipedia

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    Dravido-Koreanic, sometimes Dravido-Koreo-Japonic, is a proposal which links the Dravidian languages to Korean and (in some versions) to Japanese. A genetic link between the Dravidian languages and Korean was first hypothesized by Homer B. Hulbert in 1905.

  10. List of languages by number of native speakers - Wikipedia

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    The following table contains the top 100 languages by estimated number of native speakers in the 2007 edition of the Swedish encyclopedia Nationalencyklopedin.As census methods in different countries vary to a considerable extent, and given that some countries do not record language in their censuses, any list of languages by native speakers, or total speakers, is effectively based on estimates.

    Rank
    Language
    Speakers (millions)
    % of World pop. (March 2019)
    1
    918
    11.922
    2
    480
    5.994
    3
    379
    4.922
    4
    Hindi (Sanskritised Hindustani)
    341
    4.429
  11. Test of Proficiency in Korean - Wikipedia

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    The Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) is a Korean language test for nonnative speakers of Korean. The test is offered six times annually (Jan, Apr, May, Jul, Oct, Nov) within Korea and less often to people studying Korean in other countries.