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  • noun The quality or state of being Korean.


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Korean +‎ -ness


  • Meanwhile, I'm not seeing a lot of attention paid to the murderer's Koreanness.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Lee Myung-bak: that two nations' shared Koreanness trumped political differences, making a return to cold war-era hostilities not only undesirable but also impossible.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Because international adoption replaces biological with social parenthood and involves the transfer of citizenship, to incorporate adoptees as "overseas Koreans," the state must honor the authority and role of adoptive parents who raised them, even as they invite adoptees to (re) claim their Koreanness.

    Love Isn't Enough


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