포로

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 捕虜.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈpʰo̞(ː)ɾo̞]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?poro
Revised Romanization (translit.)?polo
McCune–Reischauer?p'oro
Yale Romanization?phōlo

Noun[edit]

포로 (poro) (hanja 捕虜)

  1. captive