Korean Goguryeo Dynasty Monarchs + Vocab

I’m reading a book called Korean History in Maps (it’s really cool, it shows the different dynasties and the change in geography, as well as giving you the basis of wars, politics, and religion in each one) The author compiled this list of monarchs who ruled in the Goguryeo period (Goryeo later came about fromContinue reading “Korean Goguryeo Dynasty Monarchs + Vocab”

Words Used for Monarchs in the Korean Silla Dynasty

The current Korean word for king is 왕, and this is the word that has been used most frequently throughout the dynasties. However, during the Silla Dynasty, the words used for ‘king’ changed over time. In the book Korean History in Maps, the author compiles a list of the monarchs who ruled in each time period.Continue reading “Words Used for Monarchs in the Korean Silla Dynasty”

Wuthering Heights Characters Names in 한글/Korean (Reading Practice)

Because why not. I figure this can be a short 한글 lesson (specifically regarding Konglish) and could make good reading practice for beginners. Konglish always trips me up. Wuthering Heights is my absolute favorite book. All the characters are awful and you don’t read it to support the characters; you read it to see whatContinue reading “Wuthering Heights Characters Names in 한글/Korean (Reading Practice)”

Korean Historical Eras

My information and images were pulled from a book called ‘Korean History in Maps‘. I recommend reading it! It fascinating and provided a good deal of information about the values, practices, and politics of different periods in Korea’s history. Old Joseon (7th century BC – 108 BC) Joseon was the first state to develop onContinue reading “Korean Historical Eras”

저승사자 and Grim Reapers

Note: We were previously on Amino and are now copying all of our posts to this new location Note: Vocab list is included at the end of the post I’m just going to start with 저승사자 and go from there since that’s how all this started anyway ~