보배

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 寶貝.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈpo̞(ː)bɛ] ~ [ˈpo̞(ː)be̞]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?bobae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bobae
McCune–Reischauer?pobae
Yale Romanization?pōpay

Noun[edit]

보배 (bobae) (hanja 寶貝)

  1. treasure