오음

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Korean[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 五音, from (five) + (sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈo̞(ː)ɯm]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?o'eum
Revised Romanization (translit.)?o'eum
McCune–Reischauer?oŭm
Yale Romanization?ōum

Noun[edit]

오음 (o'eum) (hanja 五音)

  1. a pentatonic scale
  2. five types of consonants divided according to articulation position in Hunminjeongeum, which corresponds to five basic sounds (Gung, Sang, Gak, Chi, Wu) in melody.