성격

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 性格, from (nature) + (character), with compound/genitive tensing applied.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈsʰʌ̹(ː)ŋk͈jʌ̹k̚]
  • 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?seonggyeok
Revised Romanization (translit.)?seonggyeog
McCune–Reischauer?sŏngkyŏk
Yale Romanization?sēngqkyek

Noun[edit]

성격 (seonggyeok) (hanja 性格)

  1. character, temperament