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U+CC9C, 천
HANGUL SYLLABLE CEON
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:c-j-s

[U+CC9B]
Hangul Syllables
[U+CC9D]




챼 ←→ 체

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [t͡ɕʰʌ̹(ː)n]
  • 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?cheon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?cheon
McCune–Reischauer?ch'ŏn
Yale Romanization?chēn

Noun[edit]

(cheon)

  1. cloth; fabric

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (thousand), from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: chyèn), from Middle Chinese (MC t͡sʰen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?cheon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?cheon
McCune–Reischauer?ch'ŏn
Yale Romanization?chen

Numeral[edit]

(cheon) (hanja )

  1. thousand
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (sky, heaven), from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: thyèn), from Middle Chinese (MC tʰen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?cheon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?cheon
McCune–Reischauer?ch'ŏn
Yale Romanization?chen

Noun[edit]

(cheon) (hanja )

  1. sky; heavens
    Synonym: 하늘 (haneul)
    Antonym: (ttang)
  2. Godhead
  3. tao; nature; natural laws
  4. (Buddhism) the upper heavenly world over the earthly human world where the heavenly king and heavenly people are supposed to live.
Derived terms[edit]