경쟁자

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 競爭 (competition) + (-er).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkjʌ̹(ː)ŋd͡ʑɛŋd͡ʑa̠] ~ [ˈkjʌ̹(ː)ŋd͡ʑe̞ŋd͡ʑa̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gyeongjaengja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gyeongjaengja
McCune–Reischauer?kyŏngjaengja
Yale Romanization?kyēngcayngca

Noun[edit]

경쟁자 (gyeongjaengja) (hanja 競爭者)

  1. competitor; rival; contestant