의지

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 意志, from (meaning) + (will).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈɰi(ː)d͡ʑi]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?uiji
Revised Romanization (translit.)?uiji
McCune–Reischauer?ŭiji
Yale Romanization?ūyci

Noun[edit]

의지 (uiji) (hanja 意志)

  1. determination to accomplish something; steadfastness
    성공 대한 의지 강했다.Geuneun seonggong'e daehan uijiga ganghaetda.He had a strong will to succeed.

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 依支, from (lean on) + (support).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?uiji
Revised Romanization (translit.)?uiji
McCune–Reischauer?ŭiji
Yale Romanization?uyci

Noun[edit]

의지 (uiji) (hanja 依支)

  1. leaning; reliance
    그녀에게 의지 많이 했다.Geuneun geunyeo'ege uijireul mani haetda.He relied on her a lot.
Derived terms[edit]