Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions about the rules that govern and structure the language, and the composition of clauses, phrases and sentences. Also pertains to the syntax and morphology of the Korean language.
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General questions about word meanings, or finding an appropriate word.
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For questions on how to translate particular phrases, words, sentences, or idioms, in cases where the information cannot be found in a general reference such as a dictionary.
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for questions about the sounds, intonation, and stress of how words are uttered or produced.
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Making the most appropriate choice between words that have similar or overlapping meanings.
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For questions about the correct usage of a given word.
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Questions about the meaning of certain prefixes, suffixes, words, phrases, sentences, and/or texts in relation to context.
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Questions about difference in meaning and usage.
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spoken, as opposed to written.
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To be used with questions dealing with the writing or reading of Hangul (한글,) the official writing system of Korea.
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the history of the origin of words and phrases.
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describe an action or state.
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function words attached to nouns to mark their roles in a sentence, e.g. subject, object, direction, location, instrumentation, etc. Examples include 이/가, (ㄹ)을, (ㄴ)은, (으)로 and 에…
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used to reflect the speaker's relationship with the subject of the sentence.Originally, the honorifics expressed the differences in social status between speakers. This tag c…
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Questions pertaining to Hanja: the Korean name for Chinese characters. The Korean language has borrowed Chinese characters that have been incorporated into the Korean language.
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For questions seeking resources to assist learning Korean.
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For questions specific to North Korean dialects.
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Questions about the meaning of a given phrase in context.
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For questions related to the origin or derivation of Korean words.
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used in conversation.
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Questions related to older stages and the historical development of the Korean language (both speech and writing).
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for questions seeking a phrase that fits a given meaning or situation.
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For questions regarding the usage and formation of names.
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a phrase established by usage as having a meaning not necessarily clear from the individual words.
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for questions seeking a single word that fits a meaning.
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Questions regarding the usage of terms and symbols for numbers.
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Regarding the use of the language in a manner that is polite.
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for questions on "spelling". This tag is for questions concerning spelling and the written representation of the Korean language, especially spelling and word breaks.
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For questions regarding the representation of Korean words in non-Korean scripts (e.g. English), or vice-versa.
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For questions regarding adjectives. Words that modify nouns by giving additional information.
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For questions regarding the usage and formation of place names.