정월

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Jeju[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 正月.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /t͡ɕəŋwəɭ/

Noun[edit]

정월 (jeongwol)

  1. January

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 正月, from (proper, principal) + (month)

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeong-wol
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeong-wol
McCune–Reischauer?chŏngwŏl
Yale Romanization?ceng.wel

Noun[edit]

정월 (jeong-wol) (hanja 正月)

  1. the first month of the traditional Korean calendar, analogous to January on the Gregorian calendar

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