원천

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 源泉.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?woncheon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?woncheon
McCune–Reischauer?wŏnch'ŏn
Yale Romanization?wenchen

Noun[edit]

원천 (woncheon) (hanja 源泉)

  1. source; fountainhead (of ideas, inspiration, etc.)
    • 아이들의 생각은 창의력의 원천이다.
      Aideurui saenggageun chang-uiryeogui woncheonida.
      The ideas of children are a source of creativity.
  2. (rare) headwaters

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