What is another word for Koreans?

Pronunciation: [kɔɹˈiːənz] (IPA)

The term "Koreans" is often used to describe individuals from South Korea or North Korea. However, there are several synonyms to refer to this group of people. One of them is "Koreanic," which is used to describe the language family that both South and North Korean languages belong to. "Korean" is also synonymous with "Koryo saram," which means "people of Koryo," referring to the ancient Korean dynasty. Another term that can be used to describe Koreans is "Joseonjin," referring to the Joseon Dynasty, which lasted from 1392 to 1897. These synonyms serve to acknowledge the rich history and culture of the Korean people.

What are the hypernyms for Koreans?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Koreans

The Egyptians, the Persians, the Filipinos, the Koreans, are all devising ways to break the power of capitalist newspaper censorship.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society"
Upton Sinclair
Along with the Japanese came many of the Koreans who had been friendly with them, and who carried with them, like the Huguenots when driven from France, a knowledge of many arts and a culture which were eagerly welcomed by the rising Japanese empire.
"Japan"
David Murray
These were articles which the Japanese of an earlier age had prized very highly and for the more artistic production of some of which the Koreans had rendered material assistance.
"Japan"
David Murray

Famous quotes with Koreans

  • Some day, somebody is going to have to start talking about what happens to us all a decade from now if we let these North Koreans and the Iranians go forward with their nuclear weapons program.
    Lawrence Eagleburger
  • The point is, once they have a missile that can hit the United States, we are now back in the kind of game we used to worry about with the Soviet Union, only the Soviet Union was more mature about this whole thing than I think the North Koreans will be.
    Lawrence Eagleburger
  • If North Korea is allowed to maintain its nuclear weapons programs, other nations may well follow suit and some may buy such weapons from the North Koreans.
    Robert F. Ellsworth
  • I have had a great deal of interaction with Koreans and feel a fairly strong bond with Korea.
    Joichi Ito
  • To call something an 'enhanced interrogation technique' doesn't alter the fact that we thought it was torture when the Japanese used it on American prisoners, we thought it was torture when the North Koreans used it, we thought it was torture when the Soviets used it. You know, it's almost the moral equivalent of saying that rape is an enhanced seduction technique.
    Ted Koppel

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