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Restrictive and non-restrictive modification in Korean

Modification in English can be restrictive or not. In the sentence “This is a white grape, whose color is green.”, for example, “whose color is green” non-restrictively modifies “a white grape,” ...
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How to properly use the middle dot (·; 가운뎃점)?

I'm a native Korean speaker who's been off Korea for years. I've been binge watching American shows, studying in American high school, reading English books at the American library, and talking and ...
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What purposes can the tilde, '~', be used for in informal writing?

In informal messages such as emails between friends, I often see the tilde character after people's names, as if 'calling' them: 민정아 ~ But it seems like it can be put after many other sentences: ...