[KS] Dictionary or glossary for Choson era terms

Hwa Yeong Wang hwang8 at binghamton.edu
Tue May 24 11:45:23 EDT 2016

There is a Glossary of Korean Studies (http://glossary.aks.ac.kr/by AKS,
which I found very useful. It offers the whole sentence of the example with
citation information.
For example, it has two translations: “rank-land system” by Deuchler and
"Rank Land Law" by Lee Ki-baek.

Hwa Yeong

On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 4:12 AM, S Hwang <skhwang3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear All,
> I am looking for a dictionary or glossary that lists and defines some of
> the terminologies used in Choson era. A student is working on a thesis on
> the late Choson period and asked me if there is any kind of
> dictionary/glossary for specialists that defines some of the key terms or
> phrases used in Choson society, preferably with English translations. For
> instance, what is the scholarly definition for words like 과전법 (*kwajonpop*)
> and how is it translated into English (i.e., Land Rank Law)? I assume that
> there are many words like this that we can look up. I am not a
> pre-modernist, so I would appreciate recommendations (including online
> ones) from specialists.
> Please email me directly at skhwang3 at gmail.com.
> Thank you.
> Kind regards,
> Su-kyoung

Hwa Yeong WANG

PhD Candidate
Philosophy, Interpretation and Culture
Binghamton University
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