[KS] Korean War (other terms)

jrpking jrpking at interchange.ubc.ca
Wed Nov 16 12:06:07 EST 2005

This is a minor point, but interesting nonetheless for those pursuing metaphors of nation and such: 
> North Koreans generally use Liberation War for Motherland(Joguk haebang jeonjaeng) and War for Protection of Motherland(Joguk bowui jeonjaeng). 

Don't the North Koreans actually translate cokwuk as "fatherland" in English and not _mother_-land?

Ross King
Associate Professor of Korean, University of British Columbia
Dean, Korean Language Village, Concordia Language Villages

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