[KS] Korean War (other terms)

Roland Wilson roland_wilson at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 22 18:39:08 EST 2005

Hello.  In regards to the use of the term "fatherland" or chokuk/jokuk, 
linguistically, it is tied to how the North Koreans, supported by the former 
Soviet Union and China, which both used these terms, thought and thinks of 
However, if you look at mother tongue in Korean, they use the work "mokuko" 
which literally means mother country's language. So it depends on what is 
being discussed and who is leading the discussion (a North Korean or South 


Roland Wilson

Seoul, Korea

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