Basic Korean Dictionary

Korean-English, English-Korean


Basic Korean Dictionary is a pocket-size dictionary that is a handy reference for any English speaker studying Korean.  With 5,000 entries, it combines simple definitions and practical expressions.  It’s very easy to use for anyone learning the language and/or traveling in Korea.  Korean hangul spellings follow each romanized entry. Sino-Korean words are also included. The most commonly used Korean words are clearly marked, helping learners acquire vocabulary in gradual stages.  Appendices explain important grammatical and cultural features of Korean, such as idiomatic usages, the system of honorifics, and proverbs.


Sang-Oak Lee

Sang-Oak Lee earned his B.A. and M.A. from Seoul National University in Korea, an additional M.A. from Illinois State University, and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Harvard University in the United States. He is now a professor at Seoul National University, Korea.

436 pp.
Softcover 17 x 11 cm
ISBN-13: 9781565910768
ISBN-10: 1565910761

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