[KS] A few short questions
lr.kontsevich at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 03:00:35 EST 2008
Dear Ross, I think just as you that "Chkholvon" may be retransliterated only
as Ch'ŏrwŏn. Lev Kontsevich
2008/1/22, Ross King <jrpking at interchange.ubc.ca>:
> 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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