[KS] Market Days
sa_ewing at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 15 20:20:30 EDT 2005
Dear KS list members:
Thanks also to Michael Duffy for his comments, also touched on by Gari
Ledyard. I have indeed seen "sing-kieh" in print media from Hong Kong.
Regarding Don Baker's comments on jangnal, this too is interesting. Of
course, many small-town markets still follow a 5-day system today. Joongang
Atlas's 2003 edition of the _Han'guk Toro Chido_ devotes two full pages to a
list of country markets, market days being indicated by a number (1/6, 2/7,
3/8, 4/9, or 5/10). The Ministry of Construction and Transportation's Korea
Land Portal also has lists of market days online, accessible from
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