고향

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 故鄕, from (old; of the past) + (village; hometown)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ko̞ʝja̠ŋ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? gohyang
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gohyang
McCune–Reischauer? kohyang
Yale Romanization? kohyang

Noun[edit]

고향 (gohyang) (hanja 故鄕)

  1. one's hometown or birthplace
  2. the ancestral home of one's family