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Definition 2022


Korea

Korea

See also: korea and Kórea

English

Location of Korea

Alternative forms

Proper noun

Korea (plural Koreas)

  1. An ancient country in East Asia. Since World War II, Korea has been divided into two sovereign states, commonly called South Korea and North Korea in the US, or Korea and North Korea in the UK.
  2. An informal name for the Republic of Korea (South Korea) or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).
  3. Informal term for the Korean Peninsula

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Czech

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Korea f

  1. Korea

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Faroese

Korea

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kʰoˈɹeː.a/

Etymology

Ultimately, from Korean 고려 (Goryeo).

Proper noun

Korea n

  1. Korea

Declension

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Korea
Accusative Korea
Dative Korea
Genitive Korea

Derived terms


Finnish

Etymology

From Korean 고려 (goryeo)

Noun

Korea

  1. Korea (ancient country)
  2. Korea (either of the two current Korean states)
  3. Korea (Korean peninsula)

Declension

Inflection of Korea (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Korea Koreat
genitive Korean Koreoiden
Koreoitten
partitive Koreaa Koreoita
illative Koreaan Koreoihin
singular plural
nominative Korea Koreat
accusative nom. Korea Koreat
gen. Korean
genitive Korean Koreoiden
Koreoitten
Koreainrare
partitive Koreaa Koreoita
inessive Koreassa Koreoissa
elative Koreasta Koreoista
illative Koreaan Koreoihin
adessive Korealla Koreoilla
ablative Korealta Koreoilta
allative Korealle Koreoille
essive Koreana Koreoina
translative Koreaksi Koreoiksi
instructive Koreoin
abessive Koreatta Koreoitta
comitative Koreoineen

Usage notes

  • Plural may be used of North and South Korea collectively.

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See also

  • korea (senses beautiful or chorea)

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /koˈʀeːaː/

Proper noun

Korea n (genitive Koreas, plural Korea)

  1. Korea

Usage notes


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Korean 고려 (goryeo)

Proper noun

Korea

  1. Korea (region and former country in East Asia, now divided into North Korea and South Korea)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Korean 고려 (goryeo)

Proper noun

Korea

  1. Korea (region and former country in East Asia, now divided into North Korea and South Korea)

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Polish

Map of Korea

Etymology

From Korean 고려 (goryeo)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔˈrɛa/

Proper noun

Korea f

  1. Korea

Declension

Derived terms

Related terms


Swedish

Etymology

From Korean 고려 (goryeo)

Noun

Korea

  1. Korea

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