위원

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 委員, from (doing a task) + (personnel)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ɥiwʌ̹n] ~ [ywʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? wiwon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? wiwon
McCune–Reischauer? wiwŏn
Yale Romanization? wiwen

Noun[edit]

위원 (wiwon) (hanja 委員)

  1. member of a committee
    국제연합 기후변화에 관한 정부간 위원단은 최근에 그러한 증가가 전세계적으로 빙하의 28(이십팔) 내지 44(사십사) 퍼센트를 녹이기에 충분하다고 보고하였다.
    Gukjeyeonhap gihubyeonhwa-e gwanhan jeongbugan wiwondaneun choegeune geureohan jeunggaga jeonsegyejeogeuro binghaui 28(isippal) naeji 44(sasipsa) peosenteureul nogigie chungbunhadago bogohayeotda.
    The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently reported that that rise is enough to melt 28 to 44 percent of glaciers worldwide.
    2018, VOA Learning English > China's Melting Glacier Brings Visitors, Adds to Climate Concerns (The original sentence in English)

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