수영

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 水泳 (suiei). Sino-Korean word from 水泳, from (water) + (swimming)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[sʰujʌ̹ŋ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? suyeong
Revised Romanization (translit.)? suyeong
McCune–Reischauer? suyŏng
Yale Romanization? swuyeng

Noun[edit]

수영 (suyeong) (hanja 水泳)

  1. (sports) swimming
    내 친구는 마치 물개처럼 수영을 잘 한다.
    Nae chin-gu-neun machi mulgae-cheoreom suyeong-eul jal handa.
    My friend swims just like [just as well as] a seal.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 수영하다 (suyeonghada, “to swim”)
  • 수영장 (suyeongjang, “swimming baths, a swimming pool”)