맹세

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 盟誓.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈmɛ(ː)ŋsʰe̞] ~ [ˈme̞(ː)ŋsʰe̞]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescribed in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?maengse
Revised Romanization (translit.)?maengse
McCune–Reischauer?maengse
Yale Romanization?māyngsey

Noun[edit]

맹세 (maengse) (hanja 盟誓)

  1. pledge, oath, vow