국민학교

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 国民学校, which substituted 小学校 between 1941-1947. Replaced by 초등학교 in 1996 in order to liquidate remnants of colonial and militaristic influence by Japanese empire.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kuŋminɦa̠k̚k͈jo]

IPA(key) [kuŋminɦa̠k̚k͈jo]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR gungminhakgyo
RR (translit.) gugmin-haggyo
MC kungminhakkyo
Yale kwukmin.hakqkyo

Noun[edit]

국민학교 (gungminhakgyo) (hanja 國民學校)

  1. (South Korea, nonstandard) elementary school

Synonyms[edit]