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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.
General questions about word meanings, or finding an appropriate word.
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.
Questions about the meaning of certain prefixes, suffixes, words, phrases, sentences, and/or texts in relation to context.
for questions about the sounds, intonation, and stress of how words are uttered or produced.
For questions about the correct usage of a given word.
Making the most appropriate choice between words that have similar or overlapping meanings.
spoken, as opposed to written.
Questions about difference in meaning and usage.
describe an action or state.
To be used with questions dealing with the writing or reading of Hangul (한글,) the official writing system of Korea.
the history of the origin of words and phrases.
Questions about the meaning of a given phrase in context.
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…
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.
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…
For questions seeking resources to assist learning Korean.
For questions specific to North Korean dialects.
Questions related to older stages and the historical development of the Korean language (both speech and writing).
For questions related to the origin or derivation of Korean words.
a phrase established by usage as having a meaning not necessarily clear from the individual words.
for questions seeking a phrase that fits a given meaning or situation.
For questions regarding the usage and formation of names.
used in conversation.
For questions regarding adjectives. Words that modify nouns by giving additional information.
for questions seeking a single word that fits a meaning.
Regarding the use of the language in a manner that is polite.
for questions on "spelling". This tag is for questions concerning spelling and the written representation of the Korean language, especially spelling and word breaks.
Questions regarding the usage of terms and symbols for numbers.