경찰

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 警察, from Japanese 警察 (keisatsu)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkjɘːŋt͡ɕʰa̠ɭ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? gyeongchal
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gyeongchal
McCune–Reischauer? kyŏngch'al
Yale Romanization? kyēngchal

Noun[edit]

경찰 (gyeongchal) (hanja 警察)

  1. the police
    아니야, 경찰들은 민중들을 위해 존재해.
    Aniya, gyeongchaldeureun minjungdeureul wihae jonjaehae.
    No, the police exists for the people.
  2. a police officer
  3. policing generally

Derived terms[edit]

  • 경찰관 (gyeongchalgwan, “police officer”)
  • 경찰서 (gyeongchalseo, “police station”)

Related terms[edit]

  • 순찰 (sunchal, “patrol”)
  • 헌병 (heonbyeong, “military police”)