공포

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 恐怖 (horror)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈko̞(ː)ŋpʰo̞]
  • 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?gongpo
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gongpo
McCune–Reischauer?kongp'o
Yale Romanization?kōngpho

Noun[edit]

공포 (gongpo) (hanja 恐怖)

  1. fear, terror, dread, fright, horror, panic