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North Korea

běi cháo xiǎn
kita chousen
North Korea Vertical Wall Scroll

北朝鮮 is the Chinese and Japanese name for the country of North Korea.

The official English name being Democratic People's Republic of Korea.


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North Korea

hokusen
North Korea Vertical Wall Scroll

This short Japanese name for the country of North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea).

There is a 3-character name, 北朝鮮 that is a lot more common.


See Also:  South Korea | Asia

South Korea

nán hán
South Korea Vertical Wall Scroll

南韓 is the common Chinese name for the country of South Korea.

The official English name being Republic of Korea.


See Also:  North Korea | Asia

South Korea

kan koku
South Korea Vertical Wall Scroll

韓國 is South Korea written in Japanese.




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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
North Korea北朝鮮
北朝鲜
kita chousen
kitachousen
kita chosen
kitachosen
běi cháo xiǎn
bei3 chao2 xian3
bei chao xian
beichaoxian
pei ch`ao hsien
peichaohsien
pei chao hsien
North Korea北鮮hokusen / hokusen
South Korea南韓
南韩
nán hán / nan2 han2 / nan han / nanhan
South Korea韓國
韓国
kan koku / kankoku
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

南韓


南韩

see styles
nán hán / nan2 han2
nan han
South Korea Vertical Wall Scroll
South Korea

韓国

see styles
 kankoku / かんこく
South Korea Vertical Wall Scroll
(noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (abbreviation) (See 大韓民国) South Korea; Republic of Korea; (2) (abbreviation) (See 大韓帝国) Korean Empire (1897-1910); (place-name) Kankoku

韓國


韩国

see styles
hán guó / han2 guo2
han kuo
 kankoku / かんこく
South Korea Vertical Wall Scroll
South Korea (Republic of Korea); Han, one of the Seven Hero States of the Warring States 戰國七雄|战国七雄[zhan4 guo2 qi1 xiong2]; Korea from the fall of the Joseon dynasty in 1897
(personal name) Kankoku


see styles
hán / han2
han
 han / はん
Han, one of the Seven Hero States of the Warring States 戰國七雄|战国七雄; Korea from the fall of the Joseon dynasty in 1897; Korea, esp. South Korea 大韓民國|大韩民国; surname Han
(n,n-pref) (archaism) China (sometimes also used in ref. to Korea or other foreign countries); (surname) Han

中韓


中韩

see styles
zhōng hán / zhong1 han2
chung han
 chuukan / chukan / ちゅうかん
China-South Korea
China and Korea

仁川

see styles
rén chuān / ren2 chuan1
jen ch`uan / jen chuan
 inchon;jinsen / インチョン;じんせん
Incheon Metropolitan City in Gyeonggi Province 京畿道[Jing1 ji1 dao4], South Korea
Incheon (South Korea); Inchon; (place-name) Incheon (South Korea); Inchon; Yingcheng

光州

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guāng zhōu / guang1 zhou1
kuang chou
 kuwanju / クワンジュ
Guangzhou, old name for Huangchuan 潢川[Huang2 chuan1] in Xinyang 信陽|信阳, Henan; Gwangju Metropolitan City, capital of South Jeolla Province 全羅南道|全罗南道[Quan2 luo2 nan2 dao4], South Korea
(place-name) Gwangju (South Korea); Kwangju

北韓


北韩

see styles
běi hán / bei3 han2
pei han
 hokkan / ほっかん
North Korea
(name used in South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao) (See 北朝鮮) North Korea; (place-name) North Korea (name used in South Korea)

南北

see styles
nán běi / nan2 bei3
nan pei
 nanboku / なんぼく
north and south; north to south
(1) north and south; north to south; (2) (abbreviation) South Korea and North Korea; (surname) Minamikita
north and south

南鮮

see styles
 nansen / なんせん (colloquialism) South Korea; (place-name) South Korea

咸鏡


咸镜

see styles
xián jìng / xian2 jing4
hsien ching
Hamgyeongdo Province of Joseon Korea, now divided into North Hamgyeong Province 咸鏡北道|咸镜北道[Xian2 jing4 bei3 dao4] and South Hamgyeong Province 咸鏡南道|咸镜南道[Xian2 jing4 nan2 dao4] of North Korea

地藏

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dì zàng / di4 zang4
ti tsang
 Jizō / じぞう
Kṣitigarbha, the Bodhisattva of the Great Vow (to save all souls before accepting Bodhi); also translated Earth Treasury, Earth Womb, or Earth Store Bodhisattva
(surname) Jizou
Ti-tsang, J. Jizō, Kṣitigarbha, 乞叉底蘗沙; Earth-store, Earth-treasury, or Earthwomb. One of the group of eight Dhvani- Bodhisattvas. With hints of a feminine origin, he is now the guardian of the earth. Though associated with Yama as overlord, and with the dead and the hells, his role is that of saviour. Depicted with the alarum staff with its six rings, he is accredited with power over the hells and is devoted to the saving of all creatures between the nirvana of Śākyamuni and the advent of Maitreya the fifth century he has been especially considered as the deliverer from the hells. His central place in China is at Chiu-hua-shan, forty li south-west of Ch'ing-yang in Anhui. In Japan he is also the protector of travellers by land and his image accordingly appears on the roads; bereaved parents put stones by his images to seek his aid in relieving the labours of their dead in the task of piling stones on the banks of the Buddhist Styx; he also helps women in labour. He is described as holding a place between the gods and men on the one hand and the hells on the other for saving all in distress; some say he is an incarnation of Yama. At dawn he sits immobile on the earth 地 and meditates on the myriads of its beings 藏. When represented as a monk, it may be through the influence of a Korean monk who is considered to be his incarnation, and who came to China in 653 and died in 728 at the age of 99 after residing at Chiu-hua-shan for seventy-five years: his body, not decaying, is said to have been gilded over and became an object of worship. Many have confused 眞羅 part of Korea with 暹羅 Siam. There are other developments of Ti-tsang, such as the 六地藏 Six Ti-tsang, i. e. severally converting or transforming those in the hells, pretas, animals, asuras, men, and the devas; these six Ti-tsang have different images and symbols. Ti-tsang has also six messengers 六使者: Yama for transforming those in hell; the pearl-holder for pretas; the strong one or animals; the devīof mercy for asuras; the devī of the treasure for human beings; one who has charge of the heavens for the devas. There is also the 延命地藏 Yanming Ti-tsang, who controls length of days and who is approached, as also may be P'u-hsien, for that Purpose; his two assistants are the Supervisors of good and evil 掌善 and 掌惡. Under another form, as 勝軍地藏 Ti-tsang is chiefly associated with the esoteric cult. The benefits derived from his worship are many, some say ten, others say twenty-eight. His vows are contained in the 地藏菩薩本願經. There is also the 大乘大集地藏十電經 tr. by Xuanzang in 10 juan in the seventh century, which probably influenced the spread of the Ti-tsang cult.

大田

see styles
dà tián / da4 tian2
ta t`ien / ta tien
 tejon / テジョン
Datian county in Sanming 三明[San1 ming2], Fujian; Daejeon Metropolitan City, capital of South Chungcheong Province 忠清南道[Zhong1 qing1 nan2 dao4], South Korea
(place-name) Daejon (South Korea); Taejon

大邱

see styles
dà qiū / da4 qiu1
ta ch`iu / ta chiu
 tegu / テグ
Daegu Metropolitan City, capital of North Gyeongsang Province 慶尚北道|庆尚北道[Qing4 shang4 bei3 dao4] in east South Korea
(place-name) Daegu (South Korea); Taegu

姦国

see styles
 kankoku / かんこく (derogatory term) (slang) (pun on 韓国) (See 韓国・かんこく・1) South Korea

密陽

see styles
 miruyan / ミルヤン (place-name) Miryang (South Korea); Milyang

對馬


对马

see styles
duì mǎ / dui4 ma3
tui ma
 touma / toma / とうま
Tsushima Island, between Japan and South Korea
(surname) Touma

平昌

see styles
píng chāng / ping2 chang1
p`ing ch`ang / ping chang
 pyonchan / ピョンチャン
Pingchang county in Panzhihua 攀枝花[Pan1 zhi1 hua1], south Sichuan
(place-name) Pyeongchang (South Korea)

忠清

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zhōng qīng / zhong1 qing1
chung ch`ing / chung ching
 chuusei / chuse / ちゅうせい
Chungcheong Province of Joseon Korea, now divided into North Chungcheong province 忠清北道[Zhong1 qing1 bei3 dao4] and South Chungcheong province 忠清南道[Zhong1 qing1 nan2 dao4] of South Korea
(given name) Chuusei

慶州


庆州

see styles
qìng zhōu / qing4 zhou1
ch`ing chou / ching chou
 Kyōshū / キョンジュ
Qingzhou, ancient northern province; Gyeongju City, South Korea
(place-name) Gyeongju, South Korea
Gyeongju

日韓

see styles
 nikkan / にっかん (1) Japan and (South) Korea; (can be adjective with の) (2) Japanese and (South) Korean

昌原

see styles
chāng yuán / chang1 yuan2
ch`ang yüan / chang yüan
 chanwon / チャンウォン
Changwon City, capital of South Gyeongsang Province 慶尚南道|庆尚南道[Qing4 shang4 nan2 dao4], South Korea
(place-name) Changwon (South Korea)

朝韓


朝韩

see styles
cháo hán / chao2 han2
ch`ao han / chao han
North and South Korea

木浦

see styles
 mokupo / モクポ (place-name) Mokpo (South Korea); Mokp'o

東海


东海

see styles
dōng hǎi / dong1 hai3
tung hai
 toukai / tokai / とうかい
East China Sea; East Sea (Chinese mythology and ancient geography)
(1) region south of Tokyo on Pacific Ocean side of Japan; eastern sea; (2) East Sea (controversial name for the Sea of Japan proposed by Korea); (place-name, surname) Higashiumi
eastern sea

水原

see styles
shuǐ yuán / shui3 yuan2
shui yüan
 mihara / みはら
Suweon City, capital of Gyeonggi province 京畿道[Jing1 ji1 dao4], South Korea
(surname) Mihara

水源

see styles
shuǐ yuán / shui3 yuan2
shui yüan
 suigen / すいげん
water source; water supply; headwaters of a river
source of river; fountainhead; (place-name) Suwon (South Korea)

江南

see styles
jiāng nán / jiang1 nan2
chiang nan
 chiannan / チアンナン
south of Changjiang or Yangtze river; south of the lower reaches of Changjiang; often refers to south Jiangsu, south Anhui and north Zhejiang provinces; a province during Qing times; in literature, refers to the sunny south; Gangnam (district in Seoul, South Korea)
(place-name) Jiangnan (China)

浦項


浦项

see styles
pǔ xiàng / pu3 xiang4
p`u hsiang / pu hsiang
 hokou / hoko / ほこう
Pohang (city in South Korea)
(place-name) Hokou

清州

see styles
qīng zhōu / qing1 zhou1
ch`ing chou / ching chou
 seishuu / seshu / せいしゅう
Cheongju, capital of North Chungcheong Province, South Korea 忠清北道[Zhong1 qing1 bei3 dao4]
(personal name) Seishuu

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