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Asian Studies: Korean

Currently, this subject guide primarily focuses on East Asia, and covers resources for the study of various social and humanities aspects (e.g. languages, literature, economics, history, politics, cultures...) of China, Japan, and Korea. Resources marked



Useful for Korean language beginners. Korean-English & English-Korean dictionary

With a total lexicon size about 522,000 entries

Provided by National Institute of Korean Language

Participatory dictionary that gathers oral language, dialects, new words, etc.

  • Berlitz Korean Concise Dictionary : Korean-English, English-Korean
    Call number: Langson Ref PL937.E5 B47 2007

  • New Millennium Dictionary of Korean language and culture = Hanʼguk ŏnŏ munhwa sajŏn
    Call number: Langson EA Ref PL937.E5N43 2003

Character Converter

Windows Application for ALA-LC Korean Romanization. Developed by Hyoungbae Lee (Princeton University Library) and tested for improvement by CKM Working Group on Korean Romanizer


Translator based on Artificial Neural Network qualifying more than twice performance compared to former translators

Language Learning

A website where Korean language learners and teachers can receive comprehensive information on the Korean language and culture

A website where Korean language learners receive comprehensive information on the Korean language

YouTube channel that teaches everyday conversation