전화

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Korean[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕʌ̹(ː)nβwa̠]
    • (file)
  • 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?jeonhwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeonhwa
McCune–Reischauer?chŏnhwa
Yale Romanization?cēn.hwa

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 電話, from (electric) + (conversation)

Noun[edit]

전화 (jeonhwa) (hanja 電話)

  1. a telephone
    마샤 직장의 전화 번호는 5558986(오오오에 팔구팔육)이야.
    Masya jikjang'ui jeonhwa beonhoneun 555-8986(ooo'e palguparyuk)iya.
    The telephone number of Marsha's workplace is 555-8986.
    2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
    전화 받으세요.
    Jeonhwa badeuseyo.
    Please pick up the phone.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 轉化

Noun[edit]

전화 (jeonhwa) (hanja 轉化)

  1. transformation; conversion; change
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 戰火, from (war; battle) + (fire)

Noun[edit]

전화 (jeonhwa) (hanja 戰火)

  1. war, conflagration of war

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 戰禍, from (war; battle) + (disaster; calamity)

Noun[edit]

전화 (jeonhwa) (hanja 戰禍)

  1. war calamity; war catastrophe

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 電化, from (electicity) + (conversion)

Noun[edit]

전화 (jeonhwa) (hanja 電化)

  1. electrification