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- (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈwe̞(ː)ɡuɡin] ~ [ˈø̞(ː)ɡuɡin]
- Phonetic hangul: [웨(ː)구긴/외(ː)구긴]
- Though still prescribed in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?||oegug'in|
- a foreigner or foreigners, especially European.
- 2014, Four Bars, “Foreigner”, in Sorry, I was drunk: Random ramblings about life and stuff. (in English), BlogSpot, archived from the original on 17 April 2015:
- I don't like the way Koreans use the word "외국인." Despite what it means in the dictionary, in [South] Korea "foreigner" has definite racial connotations. Foreigner is almost synonymous with white people.
- a person who is not of ethnic Korean ancestry