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Korea A2Z Database Guide: Dictionaries (사전)

This is a guide to the various reference works in the E-Korean Studies database subscribed to at Penn.


  • 한국복식문화사전

Profiles of artists (NOT clothing culture as implied)

  • 동서고금화가사전 - 동양편

Profiles and major pieces of painters (Eastern)

  • 동서고금화가사전 - 서양편

Profiles and major pieces of painters (Western)


  • 디지털 한국민족문화대백과사전  

The links to 찾기, 유형으로 보기, 연표 do not work
Among links on the right, only 백두대간 따라가기, 우리고장의 문화, and 근현대사의 흐름 work

  • 겨례말 용례사전 (박용수)

Shows example sentences for the words you enter

  • 국어어원사전 (서정범)

Includes word roots (어원)
General methods for researching etymology

  • 새 우리말 갈래사전 (박용수)

Shows subcategories of the words you enter

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