조폭

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of Sino-Korean 조직폭력배 (組織暴力輩, jojikpongnyeokbae, “organized violent group”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕo̞pʰo̞k̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? jopok
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jopog
McCune–Reischauer? chop'ok
Yale Romanization? cophok

Noun[edit]

조폭 (jopok) (hanja 組暴)

  1. A group of gangsters; a group of people who engage in organized violence.

Synonyms[edit]