사자

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 使者.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈsʰa̠(ː)d͡ʑa̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?saja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?saja
McCune–Reischauer?saja
Yale Romanization?sāca

Noun[edit]

사자 (saja) (hanja 使者)

  1. a messenger; an envoy; an emissary

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 獅子.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?saja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?saja
McCune–Reischauer?saja
Yale Romanization?saca
Lion in Kenya.jpg Mother lion and cubs.jpg
수컷 암컷과 새끼

Noun[edit]

사자 (saja) (counter 마리, hanja 獅子)

  1. a lion (big cat Panthera leo)