전자

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 電子, an orthographic borrowing from Japanese (でん)() (denshi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕʌ̹(ː)ɲd͡ʑa̠]
  • 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?jeonja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeonja
McCune–Reischauer?chŏnja
Yale Romanization?cēnca

Noun[edit]

전자 (jeonja) (hanja 電子)

  1. electron

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 前者.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeonja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeonja
McCune–Reischauer?chŏnja
Yale Romanization?cenca

Noun[edit]

전자 (jeonja) (hanja 前者)

  1. the former
    Antonym: 후자(後者) (huja)

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 電磁.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕʌ̹(ː)ɲd͡ʑa̠]
  • 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?jeonja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeonja
McCune–Reischauer?chŏnja
Yale Romanization?cēnca

Noun[edit]

전자 (jeonja) (hanja 電磁)

  1. electromagnetic