the People's Republic of China
resistance; opposition (-하다)
spreading; ripple (-되다)
main focus (-하다)
a conflict; a discord
a golden opportunity
the Great Asshole (referring to Kim Il-sung, father of Kim Jong-il, son of Gimli, son of Gloin, handjob servant to the King Under the Mountain); "parent-like leader"
trust; faith; confidence (-하다)
framework; foundation; groundwork; basis
to soften; to appease; to pacify
hardening; straining (of relations between two parties); stagnating (-되다)
a cornerstone; foundation; basis; "foundation stone"
to collect; to gather
a companion; a partner
scope; range; limit
a pending issue
joint; participation; joining; taking part in (-하다)
national fortunes; fate of a country
an invitation (-하다/받다)
seizing power; coming to power (-하다)
preservation and protection (-하다)
to be based on; to be grounded in
to be desperate; to be urgent; to be pressing
to be narrow-minded; to be petty
a fatal injury; a deadly wound
Dear Leader (referring to Kim Jong-il, son of Kim Il-sung, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the true emperor. Husband to a murdered son, wife to a murdered king. And he will have his vengeance, in this life or the next.)
a request; demand (-하다)
common recognition; common awareness
a problem; a task
to be hard up; to be poor; to be awkward
to be proficient in; to have a thorough knowledge of
(idiom) to pave the way; "to open a road"
friction; trouble; a conflict
a memory; a recollection; a reminiscence
a worker; a workman; workforce
an axis; a base; "ground pivot"
a press conference
driving force; impetus
causing; bringing about (-하다)
a treaty; a pact
community of a common destiny
a dispute; a conflict
to be close; to be closely related
a powerful nation
nook and cranny; every corner of; every part of
to realize; to notice
the top; summit; head of a state
(idiom) to play a major role; "to grab the rudder"
a comment; a remark (-하다)
succession/transmission by heredity; passing on power from one generation to another (-하다)
concern; worry (-하다)
to be perplexed; to be puzzled; to be embarrassed
intense competition; fierce competition
discoloration; fading (-하다/되다)
promotion; elevation (-하다/되다)
a frontier; a border area
to be mature
interests; "interests and damages"
to enter into (a phase); to get into
a related place
collaboration; cooperation; mutual assistance (-하다)
devising a plan; conceiving a plan (-하다)
persuasive power; reasoning power
a hindrance; an interference; an obstacle
leaping; rapid; remarkable; swift
accumulation; building up (-하다/되다)
a concept; a notion; an idea
participating; engaging in (-하다)
weapons of mass destruction (WMD)
launching of an organization (-하다)
sanctions; restriction (-하다)
working force; a mainstay; a pillar; an active worker
a signing ceremony
achievement; accomplishment (-하다)
a window; a channel
a national interest
to vitalize; to stimulate; to galvanize; "to blow vitality into"
dispatching; sending (-하다/되다)
aid; "free aid"
firmness; toughness (-하다)
to be important; to be weighty; to be big; to be bulky; "to be thick and big"
to integrate; to encompass; to bring (thing or people) together
to overcome; "to take a step and get up"
to be desperate; to be urgent
deterioration; aggravation; getting worse (-되다)
establishing diplomatic ties (-하다)
the first year
visiting and observing (-하다)
to be bold; to be brave
level (of intensity or criticism); "water level"
to escalate into; to lead to a bigger problem