DS #3867: HanGeomDS (Korea)

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  1. Rayder
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  2. Glacius0

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    A korean kanji (Chinese Character, or, hanja) trainer..interesting. This may come in useful some day. For those that care, Korea doesn't actually use kanji but most of the nouns have their pronunciation derived from them. Most of the kanji words are identical to Japanese, except they are pronounced in a Korean way, and they are written in old (more complex) style. Example: Korean ?=?=hak, Japanese ??=?=gaku

    The similarity in Japanese and Korean is remarkable, because both are derived from Chinese, however nowadays they have a lot less in common with the Chinese language. Japanese and Chinese evolved seperately, but a lot of the new words found their way from Japan to Korea. I've seen research that suggests 80% of the Korean and Japanese kanji-words are similar, while both languages only match roughly 20% with Chinese.

    OMG I just gave u guys a lecture [​IMG]
     
  3. shakirmoledina

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    interesting info glacius... i do remember something of this sort in japanese coach
    but korean is very hard to write in comparison to japanese...
    a question... is it possible to read japanese by learning it from japanese coach or similar releases or even a homebrew program made by someone? and how long it's gonna take
     
  4. danyukhin

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    I think JDS might help you, but you better get cources or a book.