How to use Korean in a sentence
By both learned and popular belief in Korea Ki-tze is recognized as the founder of Korean social order, and is greatly reverenced.
Small in stature, with a well-knit frame, the cheekbones prominent, the face generally round, the nose and neck short, a marked tendency to prognathism, the chest broad and well developed, the trunk long, the hands small and delicate this Malay type is found in nearly all the islands along the east coast of the Asiatic continent as well as in southern China and in the extreme south-west of Korean peninsula.
The real beginnings of the study of painting and sculpture in their higher branches must be dated from the introduction of Buddhism from China in the middle of the 6th century, and for three centuries after this event there is evidence that the practice of the arts was carried on mainly by or under the instruction of Korean and Chinese immigrants.
These eXist in the Korean language also, but not in any other tongue.
It was first produced by a Korean who emigrated to Japan in the early part of the 16th century.Advertisement
The ceramic art in Satsuma owed much to the aid of a number of Korean experts who settled there after the return of the Japanese forces from Korea.
Turkish, classical Chinese, and Korean versions have been made by the American and British societies jointly.
Korean soil consists largely of light sandy loam, disintegrated lava, and rich, stoneless alluvium, from 3 to 1 0 ft.
The scenery among them is justly celebrated, more especially in the neighbourhood of Haich`eng, Siu-yen and the Korean Gate.
Branches were promoted (a) from Mukden to Antung on the Yalu, to connect with the Korean system, and (b) from Kwang-cheng-tsze to Kirin.Advertisement
Physical Characteristics.The best authorities are agreed that the Japanese people do not differ physically from their Korean and Chinese neighbors as much as the inhabitants of northern Europe differ from those of southern Europe.
The most plausible hypothesis is that men of this type are descendants of Korean colonists who, in prehistoric times, settled in the province of Izumo, on the west coast of Japan, having made their way thither from the Korean peninsula by the island of Oki, being carried by the cold current which flows along the eastern coast of Korea.
But such traces of prehistoric letters as are supposed to have been found seem to be corruptions of the Korean alphabet rather than independent symbols.
The oldest existiog work of this period is a mural decoration in the hail of the temple of Horyu-ji, Nara, attributed to a Korean priest named Donchfl, who lived in Japan in the 6th century; and this painting, in spite of the destructive effects of time and exposure, shows traces of the same power of line, color and composition that stamps the best of the later examples of Buddhist art.
The most perfect of the ancient bronzes is the great image of Bhaicha-djyaguru in the temple of Yakushi-ji, Nara, attributed to a Korean monk of the 7th century, named Giflgi.Advertisement
The colossal Nara Daibutsu (Vairocana) at Tdai-ji, cast in 749 by a workman of Korean descent, is the largest of the great bronzes in Japan, but ranks far below the Yakushi-ji image in artistic qualities.
The third clearly differentiated epoch was inaugurated by the discovery of true kaolin at Izumi-yama in Hizen, the discoverer being one of the Korean potters who came to Japan in the train of Hideyoshis generals returning from the invasion of Korea, and the date of the discovery being about 1605.
In its early days the ceramic industry of this province owed something to the assistance of Korean experts who settled there after the expedition of 1592.
But owing to the thaw and the subsequent break-up of the miserable Korean roads, six weeks passed before the columns of the army (Guard, and and 12th divisions), strung out along the " Mandarin road " to a total depth of six days' march, closed upon the head at Wiju, the frontier town on the Yalu.
The estimated population is loo,000, Korean by race, language and costume.Advertisement
Among the Chinese the name of the silkworm is " si, " Korean " soi "; to the ancient Greeks it became known as Q?p, the nation whence it came was to them ?r?pE S and the fibre itself o ptKc v, whence the Latin sericum, the French soie, the German Seide and the English silk.
At about the same time Japanese immigration to Hawaii fell off upon the opening of new fields for colonization by the Russo-Japanese War, and Korean immigration was promoted by employers on the islands.
In Korea, the " Hermit Nation," or as the Koreans prefer to say, " The Land of the Morning Calm," Christianity was introduced at the end of the 18th century by some members of the Korean legation at Pekin who had met Roman Catholic missionaries.
Sheng-king is well supplied with railways, Mukden being in direct railway connexion with Peking, Niu-chwang, Port Arthur and Tairen as well as with the Korean railways, and with Europe and Vladivostock by the trans-Siberian line.
The antiquities are the Bell Tower, with a huge bronze bell dated 1468, a marble pagoda elaborately carved, but not of Korean workmanship, seven centuries old, and a "Turtle-Stone" of about the same date.Advertisement
Korean harbours, except two or three which are closed by drift ice for some weeks in winter, are ice-free.
It possesses the stately remains of the palace of the Korean kings of the Wang dynasty, is a great centre of the grain trade and the sole centre of the ginseng manufacture, makes wooden shoes, coarse pottery and fine matting, and manufactures with sesamum oil the stout oiled paper for which Korea is famous.
With the exceptions of Kang-hwa, Chong-ju, Tung-nai, Fusan, and Won-san, it is very doubtful if any other Korean towns reach a population of 15,000.
The actual antiquities of Korea are dolmens, sepulchral pottery, and Korean and Japanese fortifications.
The origin of the Korean people is unknown.Advertisement
Any Korean can become a landowner by reclaiming and cultivating unoccupied crown land for three years free of taxation, after which he pays taxes annually.
Paper and ginseng are the only manufactured articles on the list of Korean exports.
An imperial edict of the 20th of May 1904 annulled all Korean treaties with Russia.
After the opening of certain Korean ports to foreign trade, the customs were placed under the management of European commissioners nominated by Sir Robert Hart from Peking.
Japanese cotton yarns are imported to be woven into a strong cloth on Korean hand-looms. Beans and peas, rice, cowhides, and ginseng are the chief exports, apart from gold.Advertisement
A railway from Seoul to Wiju was planned under French engineers, but the work was started by the Korean government.
This line also, however, was taken over by the Japanese military authorities, and the first trains ran through early in 1905, in which year Japan obtained control of the whole of the Korean internal communications.
Under a treaty signed at Seoul on the 17th of November 1905, Japan directed the external relations of Korea, and Japanese diplomatic and consular representatives took charge of Korean subjects and interests in foreign countries.
In administrative reforms the Korean government followed his guidance; laws could not be enacted nor administrative measures undertaken without his consent; the appointment and dismissal of high officials, and the engagement of foreigners in government employ, were subject to his pleasure.
The jurisdiction of the consular courts was abolished but Japan guaranteed the continuance of the existing Korean tariff for ten years.Advertisement
Down to 1910 the sum expended by Japan on Korean reforms was estimated to approach fifteen millions sterling.
Hospitals, orphanages, schools and an admirable college in Seoul have been founded, along with tri-lingual (Chinese, Korean and English) printing-presses; religious, historical and scientific works and much of the Bible have been translated into En-mun, and periodicals of an enlightened nature in the Korean script are also circulated.
In Seoul there were established an imperial English school with two foreign teachers, a reorganized Confucian college, a normal college under a very efficient foreign principal, Japanese, Chinese, Russian and French schools, chiefly linguistic, several Korean primary schools, mission boarding-schools, and the Pai Chai College connected with the American Methodist Episcopal Church, under imperial patronage, and subsidized by government, in which a liberal education of a high class was given and En-mun receives much attention.
In the primary schools boys learn arithmetic, and geography and Korean history are taught, with the outlines of the governmental systems of other civilized countries.
By both Korean and Chinese tradition Ki-tze--a councillor of the last sovereign of the 3rd Chinese dynasty, a sage, and the reputed author of parts of the famous Chinese classic, the Shu-King--is represented as entering Korea in 1122 B.C. with several thousand Chinese emigrants, who made him their king.Advertisement
Korean ancient history is far from satisfying the rigid demands of modern criticism, but it appears that Ki-tze's dynasty ruled the peninsula until the 4th century B.C., from which period until the 10th century A.D.
The port and fishing privileges of Fusan remained in Japanese possession, a heavy tribute was exacted, and until 1790 the Korean king stood in humiliating relations towards Japan.
In 1884 at an official banquet the leaders of the progressive party assassinated six leading Korean statesmen, and the intrigues in Korea of the banished or escaped conspirators created difficulties which were very slow to subside.
Then Japan made three sensible proposals for Korean reform, to be undertaken jointly by herself and China.
The Japanese victories resulted for Korea in the solemn renunciation of Chinese suzerainty by the Korean king, the substitution of Japanese for Chinese influence, the introduction of many important reforms under Japanese advisers, and of checks on the absolutism of the throne.Advertisement
On the 8th of October 1895 the Tai-won-Kun, with Korean troops, aided by Japanese troops under the orders of Viscount Miura, the Japanese minister, captured the palace, assassinated the queen, and made a prisoner of the king, who, however, four months later, escaped to the Russian legation, where he remained till the spring of 1897.
In 1907 a Korean delegacy, headed by Prince Yong, a member of the imperial family, was sent out to lay before the Hague conference of that year, and before all the principal governments, a protest against the treatment of Korea by Japan.
While this was of course fruitless from the Korean point of view, it indicated that the Japanese must take strong measures to suppress the intrigues of the Korean court.
At the instigation of the Korean ministry the emperor abdicated on the 19th of July 1907, handing over the crown to his son.
One of the reforms immediately undertaken was the disbanding of the Korean standing army, which led to an insurrection and an intermittent guerrilla warfare which, owing to the nature of the country, was not easy to subdue.
He took part in RearAdmiral John Rodgers's expedition to Korea in 1871, and was adjutant of the American land forces in the attack on the Korean forts on Salee river on the 10th and 11th of June.
But on the 26th of October, when on a visit to Harbin, he was shot dead by Korean assassin.
An acquaintance with North Korean history reveals the importance of the struggle for national pride.
Nevertheless, the present south Korean authorities made about-face to our sincerity and concocted the " sunshine policy " .
Homosexuality has only recently gained some acceptance in South Korean society.
The regimented North Korean military audiences listening stiffly to their great leader seem positively animated by comparison.
First, we should look at Korean archery from a historical viewpoint.
It was the Korean war where alleged American use of germ weapons caused international bedlam.
The North Korean belligerence at the Six-Party talks had the effect of isolating them.
I remark you the Korean War that came after I wrote the original chronicle in 1945.. .
We have been trying very hard to forge a consensus that no nuclear weapons should be allowed on the Korean Peninsula.
It turns out that this coin can be easily counterfeited using a 500 won (Korean currency) coin worth only 50 yen.
Alf Morris representing the Chairman at a dinner for a visiting Korean delegation.
It is modeled on European ski resorts, giving it a slightly different atmosphere to most Korean ski destinations.
We've got Wang, who's the Korean ventriloquist's dummy from Big Fish.
A number of previous studies have suggested that Korean red ginseng might improve sexual function.
Siberian ginseng belongs to a different botanical family than Korean and American ginseng, but the properties and uses of all three are similar.
Now this mere tactical maneuver of Korean War intelligence office politics has been elevated to a major myth of UFOlogy.
Clinton, eager to contain China, has given the Japanese militarists ' interests ' in the Korean peninsula.
It is the noble mission of the Korean People's Army to safeguard the socialist motherland and the people reliably by force of arms.
In turn the parents of Korean children often give then a unique nickname within the family.
The IMF demanded that Seoul open Korean companies to foreign ownership.
The United States has rejected North Korean demands for a military non-aggression pact with Washington.
The United States' policy of hostility toward Korea seriously threatens peace and security, not only on the Korean peninsula but throughout the world.
We have to make the Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons.
Well Andorra did beat the North Korean women's ping pong team in a five aside last April.
Cell groups and intercessory prayer have since been key features of the continuing success of the Korean church.
Last month, Taiwan intercepted a North Korean vessel carrying what the United States has called a chemical weapons precursor.
The most interesting use of the medium are the taped reminiscences from Korean war veterans.
Overall, this may possibly be one of best Korean language self-study courses available.
Korean DVDs usually come in a standard amaray case, often supplemented with an outer cardboard slipcase.
However, her stronger role that year was in the Korean box office smash, The Warrior.
At the same time, the US has ignored the proposals by the Korean leadership to sign a non-aggression treaty.
As the value of the Korean won has been cut by half, western prices have doubled.
On the news of the battle (coupled with that of a fresh army appearing on the Korean coast),' Kuropatkin instantly sent off part of his embryo central mass to bar the mountain passes of Fenshuiling and Motienling against the imagined relentless pursuit of the victors, and prepared to shift his centre of concentration back to Mukden.
Among them are Port Shestakov, Port Lazarev, and Won-san (Gensan), in Broughton Bay (Named after William Robert Broughton (1762-1821), an English navigator who explored these seas in 1795-1798); Fusan, Ma-san-po, at the mouth of the Nak-tong, on the south coast; Mok-po, Chin-nampo, near the mouth of the Tai-dong; and Chemulpo, near the mouth of the Han, the port of the capital and the sea terminus of the first Korean railway on the west coast.
Understanding the Korean people cannot be pursued in isolation from the reality of their interaction with these four cultural universes.
These actions provide a realistic way of realizing the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.
On March 6th, 2006, South Korean military riot police began direct attacks on the villages.
Bush's proposals increase the tension in the Korean peninsula and have aroused great disquiet in world public opinion.
For a start, it 's thronged with visitors - far more than at its Korean counterpart.
As a result, the situation on the Korean Peninsula has now gone beyond the limits of danger and turned into a touch-and-go situation.
The Joint Statement also confirmed the goal of the verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
For the past several decades since Korean War, Americans have adopted thousands of children from other parts of the world.
A drop down menu allows users to select a language, including English, Afrikaans, Spanish, Hindi, Korean and many others.
Free travel and upgrades can be redeemed through Korean Air or SkyTeam associates and partners.
This would include furniture with Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese influences.
Now, Babel Fish provides good translation service for many languages from English to Spanish to Korean to Portuguese.
Korean food in its preparation is a combination of Japanese and Chinese techniques.
Though similar in preparation Korean cuisine, it relies less on oil than Chinese.
Fish and vegetables are mainstays of the Korean diet, but beef dishes are highly favored by Southern Koreans.
One of the most distinguishing characteristics of Korean food is its spiciness.
Red bean paste (gochujang) and bean paste (doenjang) are essential in a Korean kitchen.
Seafood is as much a staple as rice; fish is so much a part of Korean fare that is sometimes stirred into breakfast porridge.
In Korean culture, food is supposed to be arranged on serving plates in precise and concentric circles or parallel lines or columns.
Korean entrees supply an adequate amount of protein and carbohydrates and are quite satisfying.
In Korean desserts, there is a notable absence of flour, butter and chocolate, the most popular ingredients in American sweets.
Some of the games on each site come from Korean sources, and titles and button labels are not translated into English.
Ondol was also an instrumental factor when it came to the design of Korean clothing, as loose clothing and easy-to-remove shoes allowed for more comfortable living.
These companies have borrowed the yin yang symbol found on the Korean flag that depicts the yin yang moving in a counter-clock movement.
And in August of 2005, a 28-year-old South Korean gamer died from heart failure in Taegu after playing the classic real-time-strategy game Starcraft for almost 50 hours at a PC game room.
Starcraft, a doddering grandfather by American standards, is enormously popular, and at times there are two Starcraft matches being observed and commented on, ESPN-style, at the same time on South Korean cable television.
Currently there are several Korean and Western games finding success in the Chinese market.
The cast of Magna Carta was designed by a relatively well-known and apparently well-liked Korean artist named Hyung-Tae Kim, but the results certainly won't appeal to everybody.
A Korean man obsessed with the online StarCraft game died after playing over 50 hours , stopping only to sleep for short amounts of time and to use the restroom.
By the 1950s, though some children did experience the death of a loved one in the Korean War, these were few.
Korean children have substantially fewer attachments to blankets (18%) than do American children, but Korean-born children living in the United States display an intermediate percentage (34%).
H., et al. "Effect of acupressure on nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy cycle for Korean postoperative stomach cancer patients."
Children and adults of African ancestry have relatively longer bones in their hands and feet; the same bones in children and adults of Japanese, Korean, and Chinese ancestry are relatively shorter.
Records after 1912, which include service records associated with World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War, are held at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), part of NARA, in St. Louis, Missouri.
During the Korean War, the Red Cross became the blood collection service.
People looking for traditional Korean Christmas customs may be sorely disappointed.
While Korean Christmas dinner is not as lavish of an affair as it is in the U.S., many Koreans use it as an opportunity to feast and visit with family.
While Koreans living in the U.S. usually celebrate Christmas in the same manner as other American families, people who want to add a bit of Korean culture to their celebrations can try a few changes to their customs.
They can also cook Korean food either in place of or alongside American counterparts.
Additionally, people can learn some Korean Christmas carols, such as "Ku-ju na-sheon-ne", which translates to "The Savior Is Born."
They can also find the words to some English and American carols in Korean and use those lyrics instead.
Such was the case with Ring Lardner, Jr. who was annoyed and appalled by Robert Altman's cinematic interpretation of his script, a dark comedy about American servicemen during the Korean War.
As interest continues to grow in the Korean film industry, more find themselves drawn to Korean DVD rental options.
However, many soon find that just because a venue will rent out Korean films, that does not necessarily make them a good Korean DVD rental choice.
However, when it comes to Korean films, there are additional parameters that can help make a site stand out.
While many Korean movie fans may speak the language, others do not and will require subtitles to properly enjoy the film.
Some of the best Korean movies were made decades ago.
Some of the latest Korean movies are rising to popular acclaim.
This can be especially true of Korean movies as they can often be harder for fan and DVD service alike to get their hands on.
Finding a DVD rental service for Korean DVD's has never been easier!
Korean DVD Movies is one of the most popular sites for Korean DVD's.
Though it is one of the best known sites around for DVD rentals, Netflix.com is actually a great site for Korean DVD rentals.
TigerCinema is another great site for the fan of Korean cinema.
The site primarily focuses on Korean television shows on DVD.
Hana DVD offers options for Korean DVD's.
Ciniflix is for the fan of recent Korean releases.
Unexplained killings are occuring in a small South Korean villiage located in the Jirisan National Park, and a police officer and a detective investigate the killings to find out that it is a man-eating wild boar that is responsible.
The storylines of Days set it apart form the very beginning with the return of amnesiac Tom Horton, Jr. who returned from the Korean War a very different man.
A typical combo plate sells for five dollars and includes a number of island favorites, including Hawaiian Kalua Pork and Korean Short Ribs on a bed of fresh island cabbage, plus two scoops of rice, and a scoop of macaroni/potato salad.
One of the most recent innovations in talking and Braille watches is the solar powered watch invented by Jeonjun Cho, a Korean watchmaker.
The ancient Korean training program of Dahn or Dahnhak is a form of yoga that is reaching new heights in popularity.
Hyundai and Kia's share of thirty-four percent was mostly due to the Sorrento with an eleven percent increase in sales, but all other models in the Korean market failed to deliver in the US for model year 2008.
It didn't take long for Americans to realize that if they couldn't afford an American made car, they could opt for one of these South Korean vehicles instead.
Veterans of the First and Second World Wars, as well as the Korean War can also take advantage of the group life insurance benefits, which were not readily available at the time that they were in active service.
You can even specify if you need to find an agent who speaks a specific language (Chinese, English, Korean, Polish, Spanish, or Vietnamese).
They thought about adopting because a Korean baby was available when Kate was working as a nurse.
Gosselin was born Jonathan Keith Gosselin on April 1, 1977 in Wyomissing, PA to a French father and Korean mother.
Korean born Linda Park speaks three languages (English, Korean and Spanish) which are appropriate for her role as Ensign Hoshi Sato.
A system of parallel ranges of mountains, culminating in the Chinese Chang pai Shan, " the long white mountains," on the Korean frontier, runs in a north-easterly direction from the shores of the Gulf of Liao-tung.
If the theories hitherto held with regard to the origin of the Japanese people be correct, close relationship should exist between the Japanese and the Korean tongues, and possibly between the Japanese and the Chinese.