Proper Nouns

Korean Proper Nouns

Proper nouns play a major role in NLP applications, especially machine translation (MT) and named entity extraction (NER). CJKI’s comprehensive databases of Korean proper nouns cover over six million Korean and non-Korean personal names and place names, their numerous romanized variants, and more.

Below are links to the individual product pages of CJKI’s resources for Korean proper nouns. These pages provide descriptions of each resource, explain how the resources are used, and include data samples.

Personal Names

Korean-English Personal Names

Korean-English database of CJK and Western personal names

Korean-Japanese Personal Names

Korean-Japanese database of CJK and Western personal names

Korean Personal Name Variants

Korean personal names and their romanized variants

Korean-Chinese Personal Names

Korean-Chinese database of CJK and Western personal names

Place Names

Korean-English Place Names

Korean-English database of CJK and Western place names

Korean-Japanese Place Names

Korean-Japanese database of CJK and Western place names

Korean-Chinese Place Names

Korean-Chinese database of CJK and Western place names