제국

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Korean[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 帝國 (empire)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕe̞(ː)ɡuk̚]
  • 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?jeguk
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jegug
McCune–Reischauer?cheguk
Yale Romanization?cēykwuk

Noun[edit]

제국 (jeguk) (hanja 帝國)

  1. empire

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