조선민주주의인민공화국

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 朝鮮 (Korea) + 民主主義 (democracy) + 人民 (people) + 共和國 (republic).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [t͡ɕo̞sʰʌ̹n miɲd͡ʑud͡ʑuɰi inmin ko̞(ː)ŋβwa̠ɡuk̚] ~ [t͡ɕo̞sʰʌ̹n miɲd͡ʑud͡ʑui inmin ko̞(ː)ŋβwa̠ɡuk̚]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ (ː)/ (ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?Joseon minjujuui inmin gonghwaguk
Revised Romanization (translit.)?Joseon minjujuui inmin gonghwagug
McCune–Reischauer?Chosŏn minjujuŭi inmin konghwaguk
Yale Romanization?Cosen mincwucwuuy inmin kōnghwakwuk

Proper noun[edit]

조선민주주의인민공화국 (Joseon Minjujuui Inmin Gonghwaguk) (hanja 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國)

  1. the Democratic People's Republic of Korea