공자

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 工資, from (work) + (funds). Borrowed from Chinese 工資 (gōngzī).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gongja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gongja
McCune–Reischauer?kongja
Yale Romanization?kongca

Noun[edit]

공자 (gongja) (hanja 工資)

  1. (Yanbian) pay; wages
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 孔子 (Confucius)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈko̞(ː)ŋd͡ʑa̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?Gongja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?Gongja
McCune–Reischauer?Kongja
Yale Romanization?Kōngca

Proper noun[edit]

공자 (Gongja) (hanja 孔子)

  1. Confucius
See also[edit]