Korean Language

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The Korean language (South Korean: 한국어/韓國語 Hangugeo; North Korean: 조선말/朝鮮말 Chosŏnmal) is an East Asian language spoken by about 77 million people. It is a member of the Koreanic language family and is the official and national language of both Koreas: North Korea and South Korea, with different standardized official forms used in each country. It is also one of the two official languages in the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture and Changbai Korean Autonomous County of Jilin province, China. It is also spoken in parts of Sakhalin, Ukraine, and Central Asia.[1]

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*horse bee[edit | edit source]

wikt: Compound #Language Elements (Romanized, "English")
wikt: 말벌 #Korean (mal, "horse") + (beol, "bee")
wikt: 馬蜂 #Chinese (, "horse") + (fēng, "bee")
wikt: морин зөгий #Mongolian морин (morin, "horse") + зөгий (zögij, "bee")
wikt: eşek arısı #Turkish eşek (eşek, "mule") + arısı (arısı, "bee's")
wikt: ձիաբոռ #Armenian ձի (ji, "horse") + ա (a, interfix) + բոռ (boṙ, "bee")
wikt: lódarázs #Hungarian (, "horse") + darázs (darázs, "bee")
wikt: פֿערדבין #Yiddish פֿערד‎ (ferd, "horse") +‎ בין‎ (bin, "bee")
wikt: shellan cabbyl #Manx shellan (shellan, "bee") + cabbyl (cabbyl, "horse")

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