낱말 vs 단어 I found this word in a book : 낱말. Is there any difference between 낱말 and 단어? Can they be used interchangeably?
Sep 6, 2018 6:17 PM
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“낱말”과 “단어(單語)”는 같은 말입니다. 낱말은 고유어이고 단어는 한자어라는 차이만 있습니다. **국립국어표준원의 표준국어대사전에도 같은 말이라고 되어 있습니다. English : 낱말 is native language from Korea while 단어 (單語) is the Hanja form of 낱말. There is no difference between both word but you will see 단어 more than 낱말 because this is more colloquial and universal.
September 6, 2018
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