조선말

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

조선 (朝鮮, joseon, “Korea”) + (mal, “speech”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?joseonmal
Revised Romanization (translit.)?joseonmal
McCune–Reischauer?chosŏnmal
Yale Romanization?cosenmal

Noun[edit]

조선말 (joseonmal) (hanja 朝鮮)

  1. (North Korea, Yanbian, Japan, dated in South Korea) the Korean language
    1. (historical, South Korea) the Korean language in the context of the Joseon (1392—1910) or Japanese colonial (1910—1945) periods
  2. the North Korean form of modern Korean, as opposed to that spoken in South Korea

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