History


세종대왕 King Sejong


로마자 표기법 Romanization
종교 religion

왜곡 교과서 a falsified textbook
족자 traditional scroll
병풍 eightfold artsy fartsy screen divider
호 penname
팔만대장경 Tripitaka Koreana
조 선왕조실록 Annals of the Joseon Dynasty
훈 민정음 Correct Sounds to Teach the People
언 문 old word for 한글



청교도 puritans
개신교 protestants


내시 eunuch
똥 개 shit eating dogs
유교 Confucianism
유  scholar
공자님 Confucius
성 리학 Neo-Confucian society

동 일 신라시대 Unified Silla
과거 civil service exams


임진왜란 Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598) (Imjin wars)


막벌아꾼들 coolies
릭샤 ricksha
가마 gamma chair
주막 old 포장마차 (food tent)
객주 old inn-keepers

족보 family genealogy
범죄자 criminals
독소 disease


Treaty of Ganghwa 1876

임오군란 Imo incident (July 23, 1882)
영아소동 The Baby Riots 1882

갑신정변 The Gapsin Coup (December 4 1884)

reformist 개화파
동학 Donghak (1886)
갑오 개혁 Gabo Reforms (1894)
동학농민운동 Donghak rebellion (1894)
을미사변 Eulmi Incident (1895)

King Kojong = Emperor Gwangmu 광무제
광무 개혁 Kwangmu reform (1897–1904)
고종 광무제 King (Emperor) Gojong
흥선대원군 Daewongun
이하응 King Gojong's father's real name
민비 Queen Min
명성황후 Empress Myeongseong  (Queen Min)

남경대학살 Nanking Massacre
청일전쟁 The Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895)
러일 전쟁 Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905


독립유공자 헐버트 Freedom Fighter Homer Hulbert
양화진 외국인묘지 Yanghwajin Foreigner's Cemetery
선교사 missionary
추 모 commemoration of a deceased person


일제시대 Japan occupation of Korea (1910-1945)
일제 강점기 forced Japanese occupation

일제잔재 Japanese remnants, legacy
친일파 japanese collaborators
한일 학계 Korean-Japanese academic field
한일 관계 Korea-Japan relations

차 세계대전 World War II
전쟁기념관 war memorial of korea
한국전쟁  korean war
휴전 (협정) armistice
비무장지대 DMZ


메이지 유신  the Meiji  Restoration

chunghung (restoration/renovation/rejuvenation) during the Park Chung Hee years
“minjok chunghung” (national restoration)
“munye chunghung (culture and art renovation) 5 year plan.


??? immigration
일점오세 1.5 generation



민족주의 nationalism
억압 suppression, repression
반민주적 anti-democratic
광주 민주화 운동 Gwangju Democratization Movement (Kwangju Uprising)


남녀평등 sexual equality
인간차별 human discrimination
시민 citizens

현대사 modern history
세계사 world history

문화대혁명 Chinese Cultural Revolution

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