정상

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 正常, from (proper) + (always)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ɕɘːŋsʰa̠ŋ/
  • Phonetic hangeul: :
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): jeongsangRR (transliteration): jeongsangMC: chŏngsangYale: cēngsang

Noun[edit]

정상 (jeongsang) (hanja 正常)

  1. normality

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like many Korean nouns, this word is often used as a determiner to modify another noun directly, as for example in 정상 상태 (jeongsang sangtae, “normal condition”).

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 頂上, from (peak) + (top)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕʌ̹ŋsʰa̠ŋ/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): jeongsangRR (transliteration): jeongsangMC: chŏngsangYale: cengsang

Noun[edit]

정상 (jeongsang) (hanja 頂上)

  1. peak; apex