The language spoken in North Korea is Korean but it is a different
dialect than the language spoken in Seoul for instance.
Many North Koreans who have defected to South Ko…rea have had to
take brush up courses on the dialect of Korean spoken in Seoul,
South Korea. As another example Konglish, the use of English using
the Korean phonetic alphabet, is not practised in North Korea
though it is widely used in Seoul, South Korea.
Some Koreans suggest the North Koreans have stayed closer to the
original language, because the communists originally attracted many
of the best language scholars, and at that time North Korea was
where the wealth and power was. (MORE)