자본

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 資本 (capital)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕa̠bo̞n]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? jabon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jabon
McCune–Reischauer? chabon
Yale Romanization? capon

Noun[edit]

자본 (jabon) (hanja 資本)

  1. (economics, business, finance) capital
    • 자본은 소 머리를 뜻하는 라틴문자 caput으로부터 유래하였다. 
      Jaboneun so meorireul tteuthaneun ratinmunja caputeurobuteo yuraehayeotda.
      The term capital derives from the Latin caput, which means the head of a cattle.