정체

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 正體.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕʌ̹(ː)ŋt͡ɕʰe̞]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeongche
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeongche
McCune–Reischauer?chŏngch'e
Yale Romanization?cēngchey

Noun[edit]

정체 (jeongche) (hanja 正體)

  1. identity; true nature
  2. (one's) true colour; true character
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 停滯.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeongche
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeongche
McCune–Reischauer?chŏngch'e
Yale Romanization?cengchey

Noun[edit]

정체 (jeongche) (hanja 停滯)

  1. stagnation
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 政體.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeongche
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeongche
McCune–Reischauer?chŏngch'e
Yale Romanization?cengchey

Noun[edit]

정체 (jeongche) (hanja 政體)

  1. government system; form of government