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]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key)[ˈte̞ːtʰo̞ŋɲjʌ̹ŋ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? daetongnyeong
Revised Romanization (translit.)? daetonglyeong
McCune–Reischauer? taet'ongnyŏng
Yale Romanization? tāythonglyeng

Noun[edit]

대통령 (daetongnyeong) (hanja 大統領)

  1. president of a country
    아니야, 대통령은 국민들에 의해 선출된 한 국가의 수장이야.
    Aniya, daetongnyeong-eun gungmindeure uihae seonchuldoen han gukgaui sujang-iya.
    No, the president is the head of a country elected by the people.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 부통령 (butongnyeong, “vice president”)

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