임신

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 妊娠/姙娠 (pregnancy)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈi(ː)mɕʰin]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?imsin
Revised Romanization (translit.)?imsin
McCune–Reischauer?imsin
Yale Romanization?īmsin

Noun[edit]

임신 (imsin) (hanja 妊娠/姙娠)

  1. pregnancy

Derived terms[edit]