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American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States.
Areum, also spelled Ah-reum, is a Korean feminine given name.
Article 809 of the Korean Civil Code (Korean: 민법 제 809조) was the codification of a traditional rule prohibiting marriage between men and women who have the same surname and ancestral home (bon-gwan).
Hanmun gyoyukyong gicho Hanja (lit. "basic Hanja for educational use") are a subset of Hanja defined in 1972 by a South Korean standard for educational use.
Bon-gwan is the concept of clan in Korea, which is used to distinguish clans that happen to share a same family name (clan name).
The Book of Rites or Liji is a collection of texts describing the social forms, administration, and ceremonial rites of the Zhou dynasty as they were understood in the Warring States and the early Han periods.
Cheonmin, or "vulgar commoners," were the lowest caste of commoners in dynastical Korea.
Chinese characters are logograms primarily used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese.
Chinese personal names are names used by those from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and the Chinese diaspora overseas.
Choi is a common Korean family name.
The chungin also jungin, were the upper middle class of the Joseon Dynasty in medieval and early modern Korean society.
Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.
A courtesy name (zi), also known as a style name, is a name bestowed upon one at adulthood in addition to one's given name.
The traditional culture of Korea refers to the shared cultural heritage of the Korean Peninsula.
Daegu (대구, 大邱, literally 'large hill') formerly spelled Taegu and officially known as the Daegu Metropolitan City, is a city in South Korea, the fourth largest after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon, and the third largest metropolitan area in the nation with over 2.5 million residents.
EBSCO Information Services, headquartered in Ipswich, Massachusetts, is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., the third largest private company in Birmingham, Alabama, with annual sales of nearly $2 billion according to the BBJ's 2013 Book of Lists.
The English language spoken and written in England encompasses a diverse range of accents and dialects.
English orthography is the system of writing conventions used to represent spoken English in written form that allows readers to connect spelling to sound to meaning.
A family register (also known in several variations, such as household register and family album, and, when discussing non-anglophone countries, the native-language names of the registers such as Familienbuch in Germany, hukou in mainland China and koseki in Japan) is a civil registry used in many countries to track information of a genealogical or family-centric legal interest.
The Gabo Reform, also known as the Kabo Reform, describes a series of sweeping reforms suggested to the government of Korea beginning in 1894 and ending in 1896 during the reign of Gojong of Korea in response to the Donghak Peasant Revolution.
A genealogy book or register is used in Asia and Europe to record the family history of ancestors.
Generation name, variously zibei or banci, is one of the characters in a traditional Chinese name, and is so called because each member of a generation (i.e. siblings and cousins of the same generation) share that character, unlike surnames or given names.
Gimhae, also commonly spelled Kimhae, is a city in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
A given name (also known as a first name, forename or Christian name) is a part of a person's personal name.
Goguryeo (37 BCE–668 CE), also called Goryeo was a Korean kingdom located in the northern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula and the southern and central parts of Manchuria.
King Gongmin of Goryeo (23 May 1330 – 27 October 1374) ruled Goryeo Dynasty Korea from 1351 to 1374.
Goryeo (918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo.
The post of Governor-General of Korea served as the chief administrator of Korea while it was held as Chōsen (Korea) from 1910 to 1945.
Ha-neul, also spelled Ha-nul, is a Korean unisex name.
The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul (from Korean hangeul 한글), has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by Sejong the Great.
Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.
Hyeokgeose of Silla (69 BC – 4 AD, r. 57 BC–4 AD), also known by his personal full name as Bak (Park, Pak) Hyeokgeose, was the founding monarch of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.
is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.
in modern times usually consist of a family name (surname), followed by a given name.
Jeong is a Latin alphabet rendition of the Korean family name "정", also often spelled Chung, Jung, or Jong.
The are a set of 863 Chinese characters known as "name kanji" in English.
was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army and Governor-General of Korea between 1936 and 1942.
"John Doe", "John Roe" or "Richard Roe" (for men), "Jane Doe" or "Jane Roe" (for women), and "Baby Doe", "Janie Doe" or "Johnny Doe" (for children), or just "Doe" or "Roe" are multiple-use names that have two distinct usages.
The Joseon dynasty (also transcribed as Chosŏn or Chosun, 조선; officially the Kingdom of Great Joseon, 대조선국) was a Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for approximately five centuries.
Kim (occasionally romanized as Gim) is the most common surname in the Korean Peninsula, accounting for nearly 22% of the population.
Korea under Japanese rule began with the end of the short-lived Korean Empire in 1910 and ended at the conclusion of World War II in 1945.
The Korean language (Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 조선말/한국어; Hanja: 朝鮮말/韓國語) is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people.
Koreans (in South Korean; alternatively in North Korean,; see names of Korea) are an East Asian ethnic group originating from and native to Korea and southern and central Manchuria.
Lee is the typical romanization of the common South Korean surname I (Hangul 이), North Korean surname Ri (리).
In phonetics, liquids or liquid consonants are a class of consonants consisting of lateral consonants like 'l' together with rhotics like 'r'.
This is a list of Korean family names, in Hangul alphabetical order.
The most popular given names vary nationally, regionally, and culturally.
The most common surnames in the world are, in order, Li (or Lee), Zhang (or Trương and Jang), Wang, Nguyễn, García, González, Hernández, Smith, Smirnov (or Smirnova), and Müller.
McCune–Reischauer romanization is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems.
In several cultures, people's names usually include one or more names.
The Mongol invasions of Korea (1231–1259) comprised a series of campaigns between 1231 and 1270 by the Mongol Empire against the Kingdom of Goryeo (the proto-state of modern-day Korea).
Mongolian names have gone through certain revolutions in the history of Mongolia.
The Mongols (ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯᠴᠤᠳ, Mongolchuud) are an East-Central Asian ethnic group native to Mongolia and China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
A nickname is a substitute for the proper name of a familiar person, place, or thing, for affection or ridicule.
North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
Old Korean is the historical variety of the Korean language or Koreanic languages dating from the beginning of Three Kingdoms of Korea to the latter part of Later Silla, roughly from the fourth to tenth centuries CE.
Onomastics or onomatology is the study of the origin, history, and use of proper names.
Park is the third most frequent Korean royal surname, traditionally traced back to King Hyeokgeose Park (박혁거세) and theoretically inclusive of all of his descendants.
Patrilineality, also known as the male line, the spear side or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship system in which an individual's family membership derives from and is recorded through his or her father's lineage.
A pen name (nom de plume, or literary double) is a pseudonym (or, in some cases, a variant form of a real name) adopted by an author and printed on the title page or by-line of their works in place of their "real" name.
A posthumous name is an honorary name given to royalty, nobles, and sometimes others, in East Asia after the person's death, and is used almost exclusively instead of one's personal name or other official titles during his life.
Pragmatics is a subfield of linguistics and semiotics that studies the ways in which context contributes to meaning.
The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea proclaimed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to replace the older McCune–Reischauer system.
Rhoticity in English refers to English speakers' pronunciation of the historical rhotic consonant, and is one of the most prominent distinctions by which varieties of English can be classified.
The romanization of Korean is a system for representing the Korean language using the Latin script.
is a private junior college in Saga, Saga, Japan.
Samguk sagi (삼국사기, 三國史記, History of the Three Kingdoms) is a historical record of the Three Kingdoms of Korea: Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla.
The sangmin were the common people of Joseon Korea.
Seol Chong (650 - 730 AD) was a leading scholar of the Unified Silla period from the Gyeongju Seol clan.
Seul-ki, also spelled Seul-gi or Sul-ki, is a Korean unisex given name, predominantly feminine.
Silla (57 BC57 BC according to the Samguk Sagi; however Seth 2010 notes that "these dates are dutifully given in many textbooks and published materials in Korea today, but their basis is in myth; only Goguryeo may be traced back to a time period that is anywhere near its legendary founding." – 935 AD) was a kingdom located in southern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula.
Sino-Korean vocabulary or Hanja-eo refers to Korean words of Chinese origin.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
The Supreme Court of Korea is the highest court in South Korea.
A surname, family name, or last name is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family (or tribe or community, depending on the culture).
Teknonymy (from τέκνον, "child" and ὄνομα, "name"), more often known as a paedonymic, is the practice of referring to parents by the names of their children.
The Hankyoreh (literally "The Korean Nation" or "One Nation") is a daily newspaper in South Korea.
The concept of the Three Kingdoms of Korea refers to the three kingdoms of Baekje (백제), Silla (신라) and Goguryeo (고구려).
The United States Army Military Government in Korea (USAMGIK) was the official ruling body of the southern half of the Korean Peninsula from September 8, 1945 to August 15, 1948.
In phonetics and phonology, a velar stop is a type of consonantal sound, made with the back of the tongue in contact with the soft palate (also known as the velum, hence velar), held tightly enough to block the passage of air (hence a stop consonant).
The voiceless bilabial stop is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages.
The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.
Written Chinese comprises Chinese characters (汉字/漢字; pinyin: Hànzì, literally "Han characters") used to represent the Chinese language.
The Yangban (양반, 兩班), were part of the traditional ruling class or gentry of dynastic Korea during the Joseon Dynasty.
Yeon GaesomunSome Chinese and Korean sources stated that his surname was Yeongae (연개, 淵蓋) and personal name was Somun (소문, 蘇文), but the majority of sources suggest a one-syllable surname and a three-syllable personal name.
The Yuan dynasty, officially the Great Yuan (Yehe Yuan Ulus), was the empire or ruling dynasty of China established by Kublai Khan, leader of the Mongolian Borjigin clan.
Yuri of Silla (?–57, r. 24–57) was the third king of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.
The 38th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.