전세

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Sino-Korean word from 傳貰, from  (“transmit”) and (“loan”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

전세 (jeonse) (hanja 傳貰)

  1. form of real property rental or leasing in which the lessee pays a lump sum deposit to the lessor (but no further monthly payments) upon taking possession of the property, which the lessor returns in full without interest upon completion of the lease
Antonyms[edit]
  • 월세 (wolse, “rental or leasing with monthly payments”, 月貰)

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“war”) and (“trend”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

전세 (jeonse) (hanja 戰勢)

  1. progress of a war