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U+B3D9, 동
HANGUL SYLLABLE DONG
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:e-h-d

[U+B3D8]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B3DA]

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?dong
Revised Romanization (translit.)?dong
McCune–Reischauer?tong
Yale Romanization?tong

Etymology 1[edit]





뎨 ←→ 돠

Syllable[edit]

(dong)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(dong)

  1. winter (hanja: )

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(dong)

  1. neighborhood (hanja: )
    (Administrative divisions of South Korea) 리(里) (ri), 동(洞) (dong), 면(面) (myeon), 읍(邑) (eup), 구(區) (gu), 군(郡) (gun), 시(市) (si), 도(道) (do)

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from

Noun[edit]

(dong)

  1. east
Synonyms[edit]
  • (saet, “seamen's east”)
  • 샛바람 (saetbaram, “east wind”)

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (compass points)
서북(西北) (seobuk)
북서(北西) (bukseo)
북(北) (buk) 동북(東北) (dongbuk)
북동(北東) (bukdong)
서(西) (seo) Compass rose simple plain.svg 동(東) (dong)
서남(西南) (seonam)
남서(南西) (namseo)
남(南) (nam) 동남(東南) (dongnam)
남동(南東) (namdong)

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from

Noun[edit]

(dong)

  1. copper

Etymology 6[edit]

Sino-Korean word from , from Vietnamese đồng

Noun[edit]

(dong)

  1. dong, The currency of Vietnam