What’s harder Korean or Japanese?

What’s harder Korean or Japanese?

Whichever you’re studying at the given moment.


As someone who studied both extensively, it’s Korean.

Japanese was really, really hard for me, for about the first year but then it eases up once you feel yourself progressing with recognizing Kanji, and at east you can hear all the pronounced sounds.

For Korean I feel like I’m constantly battling with the shifty hangul sounds, seemingly inconsistent grammar, and never ending verb endings… I’ve had many sessions where I’ve listened to an intermediate dialogue 100+ times and still feel lost trying to understand it.

Doesn’t mean it isn’t fun though, it just requires a lot of patience.

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What resources have you used to learn both?

Talk to me in Korean
Japanese from Zero

the best of each in my opinion.