하나님

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a dialectal pronunciation of 하느님 (haneunim, “God”) which became popularized because of a folk etymology connecting it to 하나 (hana), and thus to the Christian concept of monotheism.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hananim
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hananim
McCune–Reischauer?hananim
Yale Romanization?hananim

Noun[edit]

하나님 (hananim)

  1. (Protestantism) God, creator
  2. (Islam) God, creator

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