전기

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 電氣, from (lightning) + (phenomenon)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [ˈt͡ɕɘːnɡi]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR jeon-gi
RR (translit.) jeongi
MC chŏn'gi
Yale cēnki

Noun[edit]

전기 (jeon-gi) (hanja 電氣)

  1. electricity

Related terms[edit]

  • 전자 (jeonja, “electronics”)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like many Korean nouns, this word is often used as a determiner to modify another noun directly.