[KS] A few short questions

Ross King jrpking at interchange.ubc.ca
Tue Jan 22 01:01:25 EST 2008

Hi Mark: 

> I have a short question regarding a place name in Korea.
>  "Chkholvon" pops up in
> one of Kathryn Weathersby's translations of
> Russian documents on the Korean War. I suppose it
> is a Russian rendition of a Korean place name.
> Does anyone know the Korean name?

This is almost certainly Chelwen (Yale), i.e., Ch'ŏrwŏn. 

Welcome to the fun of Korean in Cyrillic!


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

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