Two Koreas divided by a fractured language

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Re: Two Koreas divided by a fractured language

Postby nooj » Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:54 am

Iversen wrote:Apart from that I have been to Jeju without even knowing that they had a dying language or dialect there.


Koreans informally refer to dialects as '사투리'. Next time you go back, ask for 'Jeju saturi' and you might hear some.

I would also highly encourage you to speak to old people and if you get a chance, the fisherwomen. Jeju is famous for its grandmothers who swim and fish.
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