소좌

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 少佐.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈsʰo̞(ː)d͡ʑwa̠]
  • 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?sojwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?sojwa
McCune–Reischauer?sojwa
Yale Romanization?sōcwa

Noun[edit]

소좌 (sojwa) (hanja 少佐)

  1. (military) a major
  2. (military) a lieutenant commander