부패

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 腐敗, from (rot) + (wither)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈpu(ː)pʰɛ] ~ [ˈpu(ː)pʰe̞]
  • 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?bupae
Revised Romanization (translit.)?bupae
McCune–Reischauer?pup'ae
Yale Romanization?pūphay

Noun[edit]

부패 (bupae) (hanja 腐敗)

  1. decomposition
  2. corruption
    • 부패한 책임자bupaehan chaegimjacurrupt boss

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