자전거

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 自轉車. Borrowing from Japanese 自轉車 ‎(jitensha) (modern spelling 自転車), coined in Japan in 1870 in reference to a patented tricycle design. Later used to refer to bicycles.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕa̠d͡ʑʌ̹nɡʌ̹/
  • Phonetic hangeul: 자전거

Noun[edit]

자전거 ‎(jajeon-geo) ‎(hanja 自轉車)

  1. bicycle

Derived terms[edit]