건물

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 建物 (たてもの) (tatemono), with Korean readings of hanja components. Sino-Korean word from 建物, from (to construct) + (thing, object).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈkɘːnmuɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? geonmul
Revised Romanization (translit.)? geonmul
McCune–Reischauer? kŏnmul
Yale Romanization? kēnmul

Noun[edit]

건물 (geonmul) (hanja 建物)

  1. building, construction, edifice
    건물은 보수가 몹시 필요한 상태이다.
    Geu geonmureun bosuga mopsi piryohan sangtaeida.
    The building is badly in need of repair.