어원학

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 語源學, from 語源 (etymology) + (study), from an orthographic borrowing from Japanese 語源学 (gogengaku).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈʌ̹(ː)wʌ̹nɦa̠k̚]
  • 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?eowonhak
Revised Romanization (translit.)?eowonhag
McCune–Reischauer?ŏwŏnhak
Yale Romanization?ēwen.hak

Noun[edit]

어원학 (eowonhak) (hanja 語源學)

  1. etymology (study of the historical development of languages, particularly of individual words)