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U+B3D9, 동
HANGUL SYLLABLE DONG
Composition: + +

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




뎨 ←→ 돠

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (winter).

Noun[edit]

(dong) (hanja )

  1. winter
    Synonym: 겨울 (gyeoul)

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [to̞(ː)ŋ]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most 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) (hanja )

  1. neighborhood
    (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 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (east).

Noun[edit]

(dong) (hanja )

  1. east
Synonyms[edit]
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 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (copper).

Noun[edit]

(dong) (hanja )

  1. copper

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (copper), borrowed from Vietnamese đồng.

Noun[edit]

(dong) (hanja )

  1. dong, the currency of Vietnam