대통령

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Japanese 大統領 (だいとうりょう) (daitōryō)[1]. Sino-Korean word from 大統領, from (great) + (commanding) + (commanding)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛ̝ːtʰo̞ŋɲjʌ̹ŋ]

IPA(key) [ˈtɛ̝ːtʰo̞ŋɲjʌ̹ŋ]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR daetongnyeong
RR (translit.) daetonglyeong
MC taet'ongnyŏng
Yale tāythonglyeng

Noun[edit]

대통령 (daetongnyeong) (hanja 大統領)

  1. president of a country

Related terms[edit]

  • 부통령 (butongnyeong, “vice president”)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chae-un Yi (이재운), Ttŭt to morŭgo chaju ssŭnŭn uri mal ŏwŏn 500-kaji (뜻도 모르고 자주 쓰는 우리말 어원 500가지), 2008, ISBN 978-89-5913-339-0