병원

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 病院, from (sickness) + (house)

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? byeong-won
Revised Romanization (translit.)? byeong-won
McCune–Reischauer? pyŏngwŏn
Yale Romanization? pyēng.wen

Noun[edit]

병원 (byeong-won) (hanja 病院)

  1. a hospital
  2. (by extension) any facility for healing or treatment of people, animals, or things
  3. (South Korean law) a medical facility capable of handling 30 or more patients at a time