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Ambassador Stephens' Favorite Korean Word: "Diligently"

February 10, 2020

Writing for a series by Chosun Ilbo on meaninful Korean words, Ambassador Stephens chose the word ___, which roughly translates to "diligent" in English.

In the article, she looked back on her experience first learning Korean and how often the word reappeared in everyday conversations – she went on to highlight some features of the Korean langauge that make it so expressive and versatile, but also quite challenging to learn without diligent dedication. 

You can find the article here (in Korean)