노인

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Korean[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 老人, from (elder) + (person)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

노인 (noin) (hanja 老人)

  1. an old person; the elderly