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U+B8E1, 룡
HANGUL SYLLABLE RYONG
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:f-y-d

[U+B8E0]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B8E2]

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ɾjoŋ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? ryong
Revised Romanization (translit.)? lyong
McCune–Reischauer? ryong
Yale Romanization? lyong

Etymology 1[edit]





뢰 ←→ 루

Syllable[edit]

(ryong)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (dragon)

Noun[edit]

(ryong) (hanja )

  1. (North Korea, Yanbian dialect) dragon
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(ryong)

  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC lɨoŋ))
  2. : Archaic form of .
    (MC reading: )
  3. : Alternative form of
    (MC reading: )
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (yong) (South Korea)
Usage notes[edit]

In South Korea, the hanja above are read as (yong) when used as a single word or as the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound. However, the reading (ryong) is retained when the hanja is not part of the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound. This is known as 두음 법칙 (頭音法則, dueum beopchik).

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