우체국

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 郵遞局, from 郵遞 (sending by mail) + (office)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ut͡ɕʰe̞ɡuk̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? ucheguk
Revised Romanization (translit.)? uchegug
McCune–Reischauer? uch'eguk
Yale Romanization? wucheykwuk

Noun[edit]

우체국 (ucheguk) (hanja 郵遞局)

  1. (chiefly South Korea) post office
    우체국이 어디입니까?
    Uchegugi eodiimnikka?
    Where is the post-office?

Synonyms[edit]

  • 우펀국 (upeon-guk, “post office”) (North Korea)