KOR Culture Notes

This page offers a little on the Japanese cutural background of KOR

Forms of Address

In Japanese a variety of suffixes(honorifics) can be added to a person's name when addressing them to show various levels of respect similar to using Mr, Mrs, Sir, etc. in English. Here are a list of address forms that appear often in KOR

Name Order

In Japanese the family name is given before the given name, the reverse of how most Western cultures do it.
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