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mella
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Korean Dictionary

Postby mella » November 12th, 2008 8:07 pm

Hallo, which korean dictionay do you suggest me?

lukek
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Postby lukek » November 12th, 2008 10:05 pm

I used to like www.zkorean.com/dictionary but they have changed it to not so free anymore.

These days I mostly use a handheld dictionary I bought in Korea. It seems to be much faster and easier to use than any online ones. Plus it has Hanja and Topik, etc built in.

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erich
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Postby erich » November 13th, 2008 8:14 am

lukek: what does that exactly mean: "topik built in"? I know what topik is, but what does it show? if it is a level 1,2,3... topik word or such?

The online dictionary I'm using the most is http://kr.dic.yahoo.com/ but I also use my "hard dictionary": Si-sa Elite English-Korean & Korean-English Dictionary, ISBN 89-17-05060-3

When it comes to vocabulary, I've bought two books which I don't regret buying:

- "Handbook of Korean Vocabulary - A Resource for Word Recognition and Comprehension" by Miho Choo & William O'Grady, University of Hawai'i Press, ISBN 89-7735-930-9
- "Korean Picture Dictionary" by Kang Hyoun-hwa, Darakwon, ISBN 978-89-5995-756-9

nuxxun
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Postby nuxxun » November 25th, 2008 10:48 am

the best online dictionary i've come across in all my time in korea has been http://endic.naver.com

holdfast
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Postby holdfast » December 2nd, 2008 1:48 am

nuxxun wrote:the best online dictionary i've come across in all my time in korea has been http://endic.naver.com


seconded. it's the best dictionary there is.

theresa
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Postby theresa » December 2nd, 2008 9:10 pm

yahoo's dictionary is quite good. i use that quite alot. but most of the time i'd use my electronic dictionary.

John
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Postby John » January 22nd, 2009 9:54 pm

I finally got a hold of the 'Touch Dictionary' for the DS. I also have 'Metro' I use for my print dictionary.

beaver
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topik

Postby beaver » January 22nd, 2009 11:57 pm

yes lurek, I'm curious. What electronic dictionary do you have and how does it have "topik" in it? I would like to get an electronic dictionary eventually. . . but am not sure exactly which one is best.

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Postby xflibble » January 27th, 2009 8:09 pm

Hi Mella,

Are you looking for a dictionary online, an electronic dictionary, or a book?

galbilover2703
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Postby galbilover2703 » January 3rd, 2011 12:40 pm

I recommend this one.

http://www.koreandictionary.net/

It's free and has romanization too.

timandyou
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Hello everyone~~!^^

Postby timandyou » January 4th, 2011 10:12 am

Hello everyone: mella, lukek, erich, nuxxun, holdfast, theresa, John, beaver, xflibble, and galbilover2703.
Thanks for your comment and those quick responses.
You guys are "awesome!"
I think any one of those sites would be very helpful to search for Korean words.
Thanks,
cheers,
Tim 8)


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