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U+B155, 녕
HANGUL SYLLABLE NYEONG
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:s-u-d

[U+B154]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B156]

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ɲjʌ̹ŋ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? nyeong
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nyeong
McCune–Reischauer? nyŏng
Yale Romanization? nyeng

Etymology 1[edit]





네 ←→ 녜

Syllable[edit]

(nyeong)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from

Noun[edit]

(nyeong) (hanja )

  1. (North Korea, Yanbian dialect) peace
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (, yeong) (South Korea)
Usage notes[edit]

In South Korea, the original Sino-Korean reading (nyeong) is used when the hanja (, yeong) is not part of the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound word.

Derived terms[edit]
hanja as first syllable
second syllable onwards

Etymology 3[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(nyeong)

  1. : peace
    (eumhun reading: 편안할 (pyeonanhal nyeong), MC reading: (MC neŋ))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɳˠæŋ))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC neŋH))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC ɳˠɛŋ))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC neŋ))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC neŋX, neiH, neŋH))
  7. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: (MC neŋH))
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (yeong) (South Korea)
Usage notes[edit]

In South Korea, the hanja above are read as (yeong) when used as a single word or as the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound. However, the reading (nyeong) is retained when the hanja is not part of the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound. This is known as 두음 법칙 (頭音法則, dueum beopchik).

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