Can switching languages make you go from left-handed to right handed?

Question:I came to the states when I was 9 years old, about 14 years ago. In Korea, I did everything left-handed (writing, eating, sports, drawing, etc). But when I started to learn and write in English, my dexterity shifted and now I write can't write with my left. I still EAT with my left hand, but I throw balls (baseball, football, whatever) with my right hand. When I draw, I outline things with my right hand and then I switch to my left hand for coloring and shading for better comfort. Lastly, if I start writing in Korean, my letters are exactly the same as they were when I wrote them in third grade and I need to write with my left hand. I know the description's getting confusing, with all the lefts and rights, but it's confusing for me too. Is this what most ambidexterous people experience?

Are Korean characters written from from bottom to top and right to left (as is the case with Japanese)? If so, that might explain some of the phenomenon.

Arabic, Hebrew, and some other languages are also written right to left, unlike English and most other western languages, which are written left to right. I remember learning that the Hebrew "scribes" wrote left-handed, so as not to smudge the ink on their scrolls by dragging their hands over what they had written.

It would be interesting to hear if anyone else has experienced a "handedness" shift when moving from one of those languages to English.
wow, definately not
When I was 8 (or 7, I can't remember now) I broke my right arm, and I was right handed. All my nerves got all screwed up and I had to relearn everything left handed for a year, whilst my right hand. The result of which is similar to what you describe - I punch/use rackets with my right arm still, but I type with mostly my left hand, I write with my right hand, but can sketch with both, I deal cards with my left hand and do sword/stick fighting with my left hand priority. It's all very confusing.

I'd too like to know what ambidextrous people experience.

Perhaps we learn stuff with the hand we're most comfortable with as babies/children - even if it isn't the best hand to do certain stuff. Given the chance to relearn everything, we go for what is more useful, not necessarily what we're used to.

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