역사

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [jʌ̹ks͈a̠]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?yeoksa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?yeogsa
McCune–Reischauer?yŏksa
Yale Romanization?yek.sa

Etymology 1[edit]

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Sino-Korean word from 歷史.

Noun[edit]

South Korean
Standard Language
역사(歷史) (yeoksa)
North Korean
Standard Language
력사(歷史) (ryeoksa)

역사 (yeoksa) (hanja 歷史)

  1. history
    역사 시작된 이래
    yeoksaga sijakdoen irae
    since the beginning of history
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (station) + (building).

Noun[edit]

역사 (yeoksa) (hanja 驛舍)

  1. station building

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 轢死, from (to run over with a vehicle) + (death).

Noun[edit]

South Korean
Standard Language
역사(轢死) (yeoksa)
North Korean
Standard Language
력사(轢死) (ryeoksa)

역사 (yeoksa) (hanja 轢死)

  1. (dated) death from being run over by a vehicle
Derived terms[edit]