주인공

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 主人公, from (chief) + (person) + (fair)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [t͡ɕuinɡo̞ŋ]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR ju-in-gong
RR (translit.) ju-ingong
MC chuin'gong
Yale cwuinkong

Noun[edit]

주인공 (ju-in-gong) (hanja 主人公)

  1. (theater, literature) The hero or heroine; the lead role.
  2. (by extension) The central figure in any situation.