Korean in Han (was: Re: [Suppress-Script] Initial list of 300 languages)

Doug Ewell dewell at adelphia.net
Sat Mar 11 21:39:23 CET 2006

John Cowan <cowan at ccil dot org> wrote:

>> The Korean question has intrigued me for some time.  Despite what is
>> often written about this, I can't find *any* examples of Hani in
>> modern (South) Korean writing, except for personal names, which might
>> almost be considered as a signature or logograph.  I believe the
>> personal-name issue is all that separates DPRK and ROK usage.
> Newspaper headlines were one of the traditional strongholds of Hani in
> South Korean usage.

Is that still the case?

I'll do what research I can over the next few days.  Obviously there is 
some doubt in this case.

Doug Ewell
Fullerton, California, USA

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