이론

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Korean[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 理論.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈi(ː)ɾo̞n]
  • 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?iron
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ilon
McCune–Reischauer?iron
Yale Romanization?īlon

Noun[edit]

이론 (iron) (hanja 理論)

  1. theory