어원

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 語源, from (language, words) + (spring, source, head)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈʌ̹(ː)wʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?eowon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eowon
McCune–Reischauer?ŏwŏn
Yale Romanization?ēwen

Noun[edit]

어원 (eowon) (hanja 語源/語原)

  1. (linguistics) etymology