사전

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 辭典 (dictionary)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sʰa̠d͡ʑʌ̹n]

IPA(key) [sʰa̠d͡ʑʌ̹n]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR sajeon
RR (translit.) sajeon
MC sajŏn
Yale sacen

Noun[edit]

사전 (sajeon) (hanja 辭典)

  1. dictionary
    사전을 찾아보다sajeon-eul chajabodato search [for a word in] a dictionary
Derived terms[edit]
  • 낱말사전 (nanmalsajeon, “dictionary for words”)
  • 영어사전 (yeong-eosajeon, “dictionary for English words”)

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 事典 (encyclopedia)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsʰa̠ːd͡ʑʌ̹n]

IPA(key) [ˈsʰa̠ːd͡ʑʌ̹n]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR sajeon
RR (translit.) sajeon
MC sajŏn
Yale sācen

Noun[edit]

사전 (sajeon) (hanja 事典)

  1. encyclopedia
Derived terms[edit]
  • 백과사전 (baekgwasajeon, “encyclopedia about all subject”)

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 事前, from (matter,) + (before)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsʰa̠ːd͡ʑʌ̹n]

IPA(key) [ˈsʰa̠ːd͡ʑʌ̹n]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR sajeon
RR (translit.) sajeon
MC sajŏn
Yale sācen

Noun[edit]

사전 (sajeon) (hanja 事前)

  1. beforehand

Further reading[edit]

  • 사전 in dictionaries at daum.net