백화점

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Japanese 百貨店 (ひゃっかてん) (hyakkaten)[1]. Sino-Korean word from 百貨店, from (hundred) + (things) + (shop)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɛ̝kʰwa̠d͡ʑʌ̹m]

IPA(key) [pɛ̝kʰwa̠d͡ʑʌ̹m]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR baekhwajeom
RR (translit.) baeg-hwajeom
MC paekhwajŏm
Yale payk.hwacem

Noun[edit]

백화점 (baekhwajeom) (hanja 百貨店)

  1. department store.

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 978-89-5913-339-0