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Korean flag – Meaning and symbols of this national banner

Tue, 2021-12-14 07:28

The Korean flag in Korean is called 태극기 (taegeukgi). Its earliest version was designed and put to use in 1882, becoming the national flag of South Korea in 1948 after the Korean War ended. The current flag of South Korea was taken into use in 2011.

In this lesson, we will be learning more about the flag of South Korea, which at one point was a symbolic piece that represents the whole country of Korea.

What does the Korean flag look like?

Korea’s flag is composed of four colors: white, red, blue, and black. Each color has its purpose in the flag. It has a plain white background forming a rectangular shape. In the middle, a yin-yang circle is formed, minus the spots, with the color red on the upper half and blue on the lower half. The circle is then surrounded by four trigrams with the color black, placed in each of the four corners.

What is the symbolic composition of the Korean flag?

The flag bears four colors with symbolic meaning. The white background is a symbol that expresses land, while the red and blue forming a circle in the middle illustrates the Korean race or people of Korea. Meanwhile, the black sets of bars stand for Korea’s government.

White background

The color white that symbolizes land in the flag is seen as a traditional color in Korean culture, commonly used in daily clothing in the 19th century. The white background itself represents peace and unity. Even today, white often appears in Korean hanboks.

Red and Blue Taegeuk

The red and blue colors alone are named 태극 (taegeuk), so are essentially what the whole flag was named after with the meaning “supreme ultimate” in English. The red and blue taegeuk is divided into two parts, decidedly in the shape of yin-yang, which was derived from old Chinese philosophical ideologies.

Separately they represent elements opposite of each other like good vs. bad. Specifically, the red half represents positive cosmic forces, while the blue half is a symbol for negative cosmic forces. But put together like this, the shape is a symbol of the opposing elements complementing each other. The thicker part of yin and yang represent the beginning, and the slimmer part expresses the ending. So where yang ends, yin (or eum in Korea) starts, and then where yin ends, yang starts, and so on.

Black bars

The four groups of black bars also follow Confucian ideologies. The three solid bars are Heaven, the three bars set apart in the middle are Earth. The bars on the upper right corner represent fire, and the bars on the lower-left corner are symbols for water.

History of the Korean flag

In the history of Korea, the country did not have any national flag until 1882, while still under the Joseon dynasty. However, the need for a flag arose in the late 1800s during the Japan-Korea Treaty in 1876 when the Japanese flag was presented, while Korea at that time didn’t have a flag. With this, the king of Joseon ordered the government officials named Sin Heon and Kim Hong-Jip.

The task was further delegated to Lee Eung-Jun as well as a Chinese official Ma Jianzhong. A newspaper from Japan in 1882 credited the original flag, which by then had been used as Korea’s national flag on at least one occasion, as the design of the king of Joseon, Kojong.

Changes made to the flag of Korea

The flag didn’t immediately appear like how the current flag looks like. Between 1882 and 1910, Korea’s flag came under some slight changes. The basic design has changed mostly the same, or nearly identical, since its inception. However, some changes to the colors and ratio have occurred throughout time.

In the initial version, the bars were black, but in some other versions, they have been varied shades of blue, usually a dark navy shade, but also bright blue for a brief period of time. Originally the blue in the yin-yang circle was also a darker shade, although interestingly enough, the red has remained mostly the same, though sometimes a little more muted in the shade.

The most notable change is that the lines of the red and blue within the circle are much more simplified in the current flag than they were before 1910. The circle also changed from having blue on the left and red on the right side to red on top and blue on the bottom in 1948.

Who created the national flag of Korea?

Although the flag was originally credited to Kojong, he was mostly simply the commissioner of the flag. The original design for the taegeukgi flag came from Lee Eung-Jun, with Hong-Jip and Ma Jianzhong making modifications primarily to the coloring of the flag.

Finally, a politician named Park Yeong-Hyo presented a scale model of the flag as it was to the government in August 1882, and this version of the flag ended up becoming recognized as Korea’s official flag. Thus, Park Yeong-Hyo has since become the person credited as having created the first national flag of Korea and was the first person to use Korea’s flag in Japan in 1882.

Taegeukgi as the South Korean Flag

The taegukgi remained to be seen as South Korea continued using this flag as its emblem when Korean independence was restored in 1945. It officially became the national flag of South Korea in August of 1948, when the state of South Korea was established. The color scheme of South Korea’s flag was fixed to precision in 1997.

North Korean flag

As was established before, a version of the South Korean flag was already in use as a national symbol while the two Koreas were still unified. However, the North Korean flag currently in use became the official national flag used in North Korea in 1948 when North Korea was established.

This came from pressure from Soviet Union’s military officers, who thought the taegeukgi flag wasn’t modern enough in design and ideology. The flag was designed in Moscow, although it is unclear by whom. Today it is credited as the design of Kim Il-sung, the founder and first dictator of North Korea.

What does the flag of North Korea look like?

The national flag of North Korea is a lot different from the flag of South Korea. The North Korean flag is blue, white, and red. It consists of a red panel-like mid-section, with a red star against a white circle towards the left side. Above and below are thick blue stripes, and in between the red and blue on both sides are narrow white stripes.

What is the Korean unification flag?

The North and South Korea flag was adopted into use in 1991. The entire Korean peninsula is represented through this flag, in solid blue color, against a white field background. Korean unification flag was created for the 1990 Asian Games, where South Korea and North Korea originally planned to compete as one team. They did not do so in the end, and thus the flag was not used for the games in the end.

However, in the 1991 World Table Tennis Championships, the two Koreas competed as one team, using the Korean unification flag as their flag in the competition. A variation of the flag has been used in a few other international events since. This was used as a designation of the two countries competing as a unified team. One notable such instance is the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

And now you know the story and history of the Korean flag! How similar or different is it from how other countries got their flags? Let us know in the comments below!

Next up, if you wish, perhaps you’d like to read about the history and modern life of South Korea!

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The Repressed – Colonial Korea (1910-1945)

Mon, 2021-12-13 23:43
The Japanese Empire in 1942 with Korea (Dark Red). (Picture Courtesy of Wikipedia).

The Japanese annexation and colonial rule over Korea is one of the darkest moments in Korean history. Not only did the Korean population suffer terribly as a whole, but this suffering was mirrored in every facet on Korean Buddhism.

Colonial rule by the Japanese began in 1910 and continued until the end of the Pacific theatre campaign of World War Two in 1945. With the ushering in of colonial rule in 1910, it brought to an end the five hundred years of Joseon Dynasty rule (1392-1910). The repressiveness that befell Korean Buddhism during the Joseon Dynasty would continue during Japanese colonial rule.

The Monument in Memory of the Korean Victims of the A-Bomb inside the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Over 20,000 Koreans, forced into Japanese slavery, were killed at Hiroshima, Japan on August 6th, 1945.

Japan attempted to suppress traditional Korean Buddhism for its own Japanese form of Buddhism. This meant that not only did Korean Buddhism have to comply with a strict set of extensive rules, but they would also have to obey them. Some of these rules were the discouragement of the traditional Korean celibate Buddhist sect, for the Japanese Buddhist custom that allowed for its monks to marry. In line with this form of Buddhism, heads of temples and hermitages were appointed by the Japanese authorities. And usually these temple appointees were those individuals that embraced the traditional Japanese form of Buddhism of non-celibacy. Another regulation was the demand by Japanese Buddhists to recruit devotees from major cities. This was in opposition to a five hundred year old ban on permitting monks and nuns from entering into cities. But once more, Japanese colonial belief held sway over traditional Korean beliefs. It was also during this time that many Buddhist treasures were carted off to continental Japan. It’s truly unfortunate because so much of Korea’s tangible past is linked to its Buddhist treasures. In total, seventy percent of Korea’s tangible treasures are Buddhist in nature. Who knows just how many artifacts were lost during this terrible time in Korea’s history. However, attempts are being made in the present to retrieve these treasures.

Seokguram Hermitage from the Joseon Gojeok Dobo published in 1917. And Mireuksa-ji Temple Site from the Joseon Gojeok Dobo published in 1916.

It’s also at this time that historic Buddhist sites like Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Hermitage in Gyeongju and the Mireuksa-ji Temple Site in Iksan, Jeollabuk-do, that had long been neglected, and and grown derelict as a result, were given attention by the Japanese authorities. Like Korea, Japan has a long, rich history of Buddhism. And since Koreans were seen as being Japanese subjects at this time, it makes sense, in a twisted sort of way, as to why the Japanese would want to preserve the art that they now viewed as their own. It’s also at this time that surveys of temples sites are done in the Gyeongju region like at Sacheonwangsa-ji Temple Site and Heungnyunsa-ji Temple Site. And while some of this work was successful in preserving these historic sites, others did more damage than good.

It’s also during this time of repression that Christian missionary work took root. With a weakened Korean Buddhism, greater conflicts arose between Buddhism and both foreign and domestic Christian influences. It was also at this time that a new Buddhist sect, Won Buddhism, was established. And throughout Japanese colonization, Korean Buddhism, in the tradition of such warrior monks like Samyeong-daesa (1544-1610) and Seosan-daesa (1520-1604), would continue to attempt to defend Korea from foreign invaders. It did this through a variety of social movements.

Even though Japan ruled over Korea for a mere thirty-five years in length, it left an indelible mark, not only on the nation of Korea and its people, but also on Korean Buddhism. It is a dark past that Korea still struggles to deal with today.

The “Smile of Silla” that was excavated at the Heungnyunsa-ji Temple Site. The tile was bought in 1934 by the Japanese doctor Toshinobu Tanaka at an antique shop in Gyeongju. It was returned to Korea in 1972, and it’s now housed at the Gyeongju National Museum. Also, it’s Korean Treasure #2010. —

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Important Hanja Pairs: 전 (前) and 후 (後) (한자) | Korean FAQ

Mon, 2021-12-13 16:37

전 (前) and 후 (後) are two useful Hanja pairs that learners should know - not how to read and write them necessarily, but knowing what they mean, how they're pronounced, and how to use them.

In this week's Korean FAQ episode, I show how you can use these two Hanja words to help expand your Korean understanding by recognizing new words that have these Hanja in them.

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Open Mic Night @ Ol' 55 Busan

Mon, 2021-12-13 11:42
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Busan Record Fair @ OL'55

Mon, 2021-12-13 10:23
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OL'55 is excited to announce a Record Fair on Sunday, December 19th!! Vendors include Dong Ha Kim (DK Vinyl), the Vinyl Factory, and NeolPan (널판) from Seoul. This will be the biggest record fair ever held at Ol'55. Get all that Christmas shopping done! What better gift than some vinyl?!

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Worship at RICC redeemerbusan.org

Mon, 2021-12-13 08:59
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We exist to proclaim the excellencies of God to all nations for the salvation of all peoples through Jesus Christ. We want to see people treasure and enjoy God the Father through Christ the Son.

Redeemer ICC is a group of people from all over the world, with different backgrounds and cultures, all gathered together here in Korea to worship Jesus Christ.  As a church we are committed to the preaching and teaching of the Word of God: the Bible.  Every Sunday we gather to worship Christ together in singing, reading, studying, responding to God's Word.

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Enjoy 30s Korean-- | 7. Get ready with me! #shorts

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A Pirate's Bounty of Shellfish | Sodam Eolkeun Kalguksu

Fri, 2021-12-10 23:00

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Kenny guesses Korean snacks while blindfolded

Fri, 2021-12-10 20:31

How many of these famous snacks can you recognize? How many of them do you think you would recognize without looking at them?

The snacks Kenny tried in order were 새우깡, 양파링, 포스틱, 오!감자, 고래밥, 꼬깔콘, 짱구, Gardetto's, 초코송이, 초코파이, 자유시간, and 폴로.

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Clothing in Korean – The complete vocabulary for your outfit

Fri, 2021-12-10 09:11

In this lesson, we will learn about clothing in Korean. You may have already read our article on how to say “clothes” in Korean, but you might also like to learn the different Korean vocabulary and phrases related to clothes in more detail.

Wearing clothes is a fun part of a person’s daily life which means it can be a majorly important thing in learning Korean vocabulary. Most especially if you’re learning Korean and you like clothes and fashion, then this may be the perfect topic!

Read on to learn more!

Clothing Vocabulary in Korean

In this lesson, we have divided the vocabulary into two groups. One group is for nouns, and the other for verbs related to the topic. Below we will introduce you to both.

How to say “clothing” in Korean

In Korean, the word for clothing is 옷 (ot). It’s such a simple and short word to remember, and it is the same for both singular and plural use.

Clothing-related nouns

Here are some English and Korean words for what people are usually wearing grouped in specific categories.

Tops in Korean

To start off, here are the common Korean words for tops.

KoreanEnglish 블라우스 (beullauseu)Blouse 가디건 (gadigeon)Cardigan 니트 (niteu)Knitwear 셔츠 (syeocheu)Shirt 스웨터 (seuweteo)Sweater 티셔츠 (tisyeocheu)T-shirt 탱크톱 (taengkeutop)Tank top 폴로 (pollo)Turtleneck

Shirt in Korean

The Korean word for “shirt” – 셔츠 (syeocheu), while you can say 티셔츠 (tisyeocheu) for “t-shirt.”

Bottoms in Korean

These are the Korean words for bottom wear.

KoreanEnglish 청바지 (cheongbaji)Jeans 점프수트 (jeompeusuteu)Jumpsuit 레깅스 (leginseu)Leggings 오버롤 (obeorol)Overalls 바지 (baji)Pants 반바지 (banbaji)Shorts 치마 (chima),
스커트 (seukeoteu)Skirt

Pants in Korean

The Korean word for “pants” is 바지 (baji). If you’re wearing jeans and want to refer to them instead, then you can use the Korean term 청바지 (cheongbaji).

Shorts in Korean

Another bottom wear that is commonly worn is 반바지 (banbaji) which means “shorts” in Korean.

Outerwear in Korean

Below is a table that will teach you Korean words if you’d like some layering for your clothes.

KoreanEnglish 코트 (koteu)Coat 외트 (woeteu)Overcoat 모피코트 (mopikoteu)Fur coat 반코트 (bankoteu)Half-coat 재킷 (jaekit)Jacket 잠바 (jamba)Jacket (windbreaker) 가죽코트 (gajukkoteu)Leather coat 파카 (paka)Parka 우비 (ubi)Raincoat 점퍼 (jeompeo)Windbreaker

Formal wear in Korean

Here are the Korean words for the clothes that people wear at formal events.

KoreanEnglish 드레스 (deureseu)Dress 원피스 (wonpiseu)One-piece dress 웨딩드레스 (wedingdeureseu)Wedding dress 정장 (jeongjang)Full dress 와이셔츠 (waisyeocheu),
남방셔츠 (nambangsyeocheu)Dress shirt 양복 (yangbok)Suit 조끼 (jokki)Vest 제복 (jebok)Uniform 교복 (gyobok)School uniform 작업복 (jakeopbok)Work uniform Footwear in Korean

Below is the Korean vocabulary for the perfect pair crucial in every outfit.

KoreanEnglish 부티 (buti)Ankle boots 부츠 (bucheu)Boots 구두 (gudu)Dress shoes 슬리퍼 (seullipeo)Flip flops 하이힐 (haihil)High heels 등산화 (deungsanhwa)Hiking boots 샌들 (saendeul)Sandals 신발 (sinbal)Shoes 운동화 (undonghwa)Sneakers 실내화 (silnaehwa)Slippers 양말 (yangmal)Socks

Shoes in Korean

The general term for “shoes” in the Korean language is 신발 (sinbal). On the other hand, the Korean word for “dress shoes” is 구두 (gudu).

Accessories in Korean

To complete the look, here are some Korean words for accessories.

KoreanEnglish 가방 (gabang)Bag 배낭 (baenang)Backpack 벨트 (belteu)Belt 허리띠 (heoritti),
혁대 (hyeokdae)Belt 나비 매듭 (nabi maedeup)Bow 나비 넥타이 (nabi nektai)Bow tie 브로치 (beurochi)Brooch 팔찌 (paljji)Bracelet 지팡이 (jipangi)Cane 안경 (angyeong)Glasses 장갑 (janggap)Gloves 핸드백 (haendeubaek)Handbag 모자 (moja)Hat, cap 머리띠 (meoritti)Headband 보석 (boseok)Jewelry 머플러 (meopeulleo)Muffler 목걸이 (mokgeori)Necklace 반지 (banji)Ring 스카프 (seukapeu)Scarf 스타킹 (seutaking)Stockings 썬글라스 (sseongeullaseu)Sunglasses 넥타이 (nektai)Tie 지갑 (jigap)Wallet 시계 (sigye)Watch

Hat in Korean

The Korean word for hat is 모자 (moja). The same word is used for cap.

Glasses in Korean

You can say glasses in Korean as 안경 (angyeong). But you can use the word 썬글라스 (sseongeullaseu) if you specifically mean “sunglasses.”

Other words related to clothing in Korean

Here are more Korean words related to clothes.

KoreanEnglish 사각팬티 (sagakpaenti)Boxers 브라 (beura)Bra 팬티 (paenti)Underpants 속옷 (sokot)Underwear 내옷 (naeot)Underwear 비키니 (bikini)Bikini 수영복 (suyeongbok)Swimsuit 운동복 (undongbok)Sweatsuit 파자마 (pajama)Pajamas 가운 (gaun)Bathrobe 옷장 (otjang)Wardrobe (closet) 옷가게 (otgage)Clothing store 휴대품 보관소 (hyudaepum bogwanso)Cloakroom 단추 (danchu)Button 천 (cheon)Cloth 옷깃 (otgit)Collar 칼라 (kalla)Collar 고무줄 (gomujul)Elastic band 주머니 (jumeoni)Pocket 소매 (somae)Sleeve 긴소매 (ginsomae)Long sleeved 반소매 (bansomae)Short sleeved 지퍼 (jipeo)Zipper 사이즈 (saijeu)Size 스타일 (seutail)Style 빨래 집게 (ppallae jipge)Clothes peg 옷걸이 (otgeori)Hanger 세탁물 (setakmul)Laundry

Clothing-related Verbs and adjectives in Korean

Now that we’ve covered the nouns, here are some verbs and adjectives in the Korean language related to clothes.

KoreanEnglish 입다 (ipda)To wear clothes 신다 (sinda)To wear shoes/socks 쓰다 (sseuda)To wear glasses 벗다 (beotda)To take off 입어보다 (ibeoboda)To try on 딱 맞다 (ttak matda)To fit on right 크다 (keuda)To be big 작다 (jakda)To be small 무겁다 (mugeopda)To be heavy 가볍다 (gabyeopda)To be light 비싸다 (bissada)To be expensive 싸다 (ssada)To be cheap 할인 하다 (harin hada)To be discounted 낡은 (nalgeun)Old 새 (sae)New Sample Sentences

Below are sentences with Korean words related to clothes and their meaning in English. You can practice on each example to help you learn better and remember the vocabulary and the Korean language in general.

KoreanEnglish 그 드레스는 너무 예뻐요. 
(geu deureseuneun neomu yeppeoyo.)That dress is so pretty! 어머, 그 코트는 너무 간지나네요! 
(eomeo, geu koteuneun neomu ganjinaneyo!)Wow, your coat is so stylish. 오늘 날씨가 되게 추워서 따뜻한 코트를 입고 있어요. 
(oneul nalssiga dwoege chuweoseo ttatteuthan koteureul ipgo isseoyo.)The weather is really cold today so I'm wearing a warm coat. 이 신고싶은 하이힐은 불편하네요. 
(i singosipeun haihireun bulpyeonhaneyo.)These high heels I want to wear are uncomfortable.

That dress is so pretty!

그 드레스는 너무 예뻐요. (geu deureseuneun neomu yeppeoyo.)

Wow, your coat is so stylish.

어머, 그 코트는 너무 간지나네요! (eomeo, geu koteuneun neomu ganjinaneyo!)

The weather is really cold today, so I’m wearing a warm coat.

오늘 날씨가 되게 추워서 따뜻한 코트를 입고 있어요. (oneul nalssiga dwoege chuweoseo ttatteuthan koteureul ipgo isseoyo.)

These high heels I want to wear are uncomfortable.

이 신고싶은 하이힐은 불편하네요. (i singosipeun haihireun bulpyeonhaneyo.)

With the lessons you’ve learned so far, you can already shop for clothes through Korean online malls streets shops. You can also say and describe your outfit or appreciate your friend’s. Whenever you’re dressing up, you can also review these words you just learned! Was this Korean language vocabulary fun and easy or hard to learn? Let us know in the comments!

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