해협

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 海峽 (strait; channel)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈhɛ(ː)ʝjʌ̹p̚] ~ [ˈhe̞(ː)ʝjʌ̹p̚]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?haehyeop
Revised Romanization (translit.)?haehyeob
McCune–Reischauer?haehyŏp
Yale Romanization?hāyhyep

Noun[edit]

해협 (haehyeop) (hanja 海峽)

  1. strait; channel