사인

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English sign, perhaps by way of Japanese サイン (sain, signature).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[s͈a̠in]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? sain
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sain
McCune–Reischauer? ssain
Yale Romanization? qsain

Noun[edit]

사인 (sain)

  1. signature
    계약서에 사인을 했다. 
    Gyeyakseo-e saineul haetda.
    I put my signature to contract.
  2. autograph
    어제 유명 배우의 사인을 받았다. 
    Eoje yumyeong bae-uui saineul badatda.
    I got the autograph of famous actor yesterday.
  3. signal
    감독이 선수에게 손으로 사인을 보냈다. 
    Gamdogi seonsuege soneuro saineul bonaetda.
    The coach sent a signal to the athlete by hand.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 死因, from (death) + (cause)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈsʰa̠ːin]
  • Phonetic Hangul[ː]
Revised Romanization? sain
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sain
McCune–Reischauer? sain
Yale Romanization? sāin

Noun[edit]

사인 (sain) (hanja 死因)

  1. cause of death
    사인밝히다 
    saineul balkida
    be discovered cause of death

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 私人, from (private) + (person)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[sʰa̠in]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? sain
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sain
McCune–Reischauer? sain
Yale Romanization? sain

Noun[edit]

사인 (sain) (hanja 私人)

  1. private individual
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