October 21, 2019
Words, words: North and South Korea’s differing romanization
From diacritics to dodgy vowels, it's best for scholars to simply learn the alphabet
Many people who came into contact with the Korean language soon notice that there are very many ways to relay the same Korean word in English.You get to know a Korean lady called Mison, for example, and then you see her name spelled as "Misun" or "Miseon." You hear about a demonstration in a city of Kwangju. You look for it on the internet and find that  many sites spell it “Gwangju”.