Sino-Korean word from 語源學, from 語源 (“etymology”) + 學 (“study”), from an orthographic borrowing from Japanese 語源学 (gogengaku).
- (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈʌ̹(ː)wʌ̹nɦa̠k̚]
- Phonetic hangul: [어(ː)원학]
- Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?||eowonhag|
어원학 • (eowonhak) (hanja 語源學)
- etymology (study of the historical development of languages, particularly of individual words)