Resources

Here is a continually expanding list of resources I’ve consulted when writing this blog.

Books and blogs on Korean language, culture and society.

Daum Dictionary – sourced from the Korea University Korean Dictionary. In Korean and English.

Korea Integrated News Database System – Includes a searchable database of Korean newspapers going back to 1990. In Korean.

Korean Word History search – A database of word origins from the National Institute of the Korean Language. In Korean.

Namu.wiki – A Korean version of wikipedia with a slightly subversive humorous streak. In Korean.

Naver Dictionary – sourced from the National Institute of the Korean Language. In Korean and English.

Personal experience – More than eight years of living, working and studying in Korea, plus continuing exposure through Korean family and friends and extensive reading.