Korean

noun Ko·re·an \ kə-ˈrē-ən , especially Southern (ˌ)kō- \

Definition of Korean

1 : a native or inhabitant of Korea
2 : the language of the Korean people

Korean

adjective

First Known Use of korean

1600

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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KOREAN Defined for English Language Learners

Korean

Definition of Korean for English Language Learners

  • : a person born, raised, or living in Korea : a person whose family is from Korea

  • : the language of the Korean people


KOREAN Defined for Kids

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Korean

noun Ko·re·an \ kə-ˈrē-ən \

Definition of Korean for Students

1 : a person born or living in North Korea or South Korea
2 : the language of the Koreans

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Korean

adjective

Definition of Korean for Students

: of or relating to North Korea or South Korea, the Korean people, or their language


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