About how long might it take to learn basic Korean?

Enough to at least "make it" in Korea if I was, say, stranded in a small-town-non-english area? I know how hard of a question this is to answer, but it's not really an easy question to ask either. I've studied Japanese for a few months and have a pretty basic, yet solid foundation on the... show more Enough to at least "make it" in Korea if I was, say, stranded in a small-town-non-english area? I know how hard of a question this is to answer, but it's not really an easy question to ask either.

I've studied Japanese for a few months and have a pretty basic, yet solid foundation on the language, and Id like the same with Korean. Japanese was not too-too difficult, I caught on pretty quickly.
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