전화

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Korean[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [t͡ɕʌ̹nwa̠]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeonwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeonwa
McCune–Reischauer?chŏnwa
Yale Romanization?cenwa

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

전화 (jeonhwa) (hanja 電話)

  1. telephone, phone
    마샤 직장 전화 번호 5558986(오오오에 팔구팔육)이야.
    Masya jikjang-ui jeonhwa beonho-neun 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, from (revolve, turn, circle) + (-ize).

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, the conflagration of battle

Etymology 4[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

전화 (jeonhwa) (hanja 戰禍)

  1. war calamity or catastrophe

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 電化, from (electricity) + (conversion).

Noun[edit]

전화 (jeonhwa) (hanja 電化)

  1. electrification