한자

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 漢字, from (Han Chinese) + (character), with compound/genitive tensing applied.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈha̠(ː)ɲt͡ɕ͈a̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hanja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hanja
McCune–Reischauer?hancha
Yale Romanization?hān.qca

Noun[edit]

한자 (hanja) (hanja 漢字)

  1. hanja (Chinese characters borrowed from Chinese and incorporated into the Korean language with Korean pronunciation)
  2. Chinese character; Han character (any character used in the written form of several languages of China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam)
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hanja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hanja
McCune–Reischauer?hanja
Yale Romanization?han.ca

Noun[edit]

한자 (hanja)

  1. (Gyeongsang, Jeolla dialect, Pyongan, Koryo-mar, presumably also Yukjin, Hamgyong) Dialectal form of 혼자 (honja, alone).
    여자 소변 마려브니 한자 밤에 나와서 소변 봤지. (Koryo-mar, Yukorichirchik)
    Yeoja sobyeon maryeobeuni hanja bame nawaseo sobyeon bwatji.
    Having needed to urinate, the woman left at night alone.