저자

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 著者.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕɘ(ː)d͡ʑa̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeoja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeoja
McCune–Reischauer?chŏja
Yale Romanization?cēca

Noun[edit]

저자 (jeoja) (hanja 著者)

  1. author; writer
    Synonyms: 지은이 (jieuni), 작자(作者) (jakja)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Korean 져재〮 (Yale: cyècáy), 져제〮 (Yale: cyècéy).

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 져재〮 (Yale: cyècáy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeoja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeoja
McCune–Reischauer?chŏja
Yale Romanization?ceca

Noun[edit]

저자 (jeoja) (dated)

  1. market
    Synonym: 시장(市場) (sijang)
  2. store (in a market)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Univerbation of (jeo, that) +‎ 자(者) (ja, person)

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeoja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeoja
McCune–Reischauer?chŏja
Yale Romanization?ceca

Pronoun[edit]

저자 (jeoja) (hanja 저者)

  1. that person