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
Romanizations
RR suyeong
RR (translit.) suyeong
MC suyŏng
Yale 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 suyeongeul jal handa.
    My friend swims just like [just as well as] a seal.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 수영장 (suyeongjang, “swimming baths, a swimming pool”)