개천

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 价川

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkɛ(ː)t͡ɕʰʌ̹n] ~ [ˈke̞(ː)t͡ɕʰʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?Gaecheon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?Gaecheon
McCune–Reischauer?Kaech'ŏn
Yale Romanization?Kāychen

Proper noun[edit]

개천 (Gaecheon) (hanja 价川)

  1. Kaechon (a city in North Korea)