장인

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 丈人 (father-in-law (wife's father))

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕa̠(ː)ŋin]
  • 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?jang'in
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jang'in
McCune–Reischauer?changin
Yale Romanization?cāng.in

Noun[edit]

장인 (jang'in) (hanja 丈人)

  1. father-in-law (wife's father)
  2. (North Korea) an educated person

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 匠人 (craftsman)

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jang'in
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jang'in
McCune–Reischauer?changin
Yale Romanization?cang.in

Noun[edit]

장인 (jang'in) (hanja 匠人)

  1. craftsman; artisan