대부분

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 大部分, from (large) + (dividing) + (dividing)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

대부분 (daebubun) (hanja 大部分)

  1. the majority, the better part