형부

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[çjʌ̹ŋbu]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? hyeongbu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? hyeongbu
McCune–Reischauer? hyŏngbu
Yale Romanization? hyengpu

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 兄夫

Noun[edit]

형부 (hyeongbu) (hanja 兄夫)

  1. (one's) elder sister's husband, (one's) brother-in-law

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 刑部

Proper noun[edit]

형부 (Hyeongbu) (hanja 刑部)

  1. (historical politics) The imperial Chinese Ministry of Punishments (i.e., Justice) from the Tang to Qing dynasties.
  2. (historical politics) the Korean ministry of Punishments (i.e., Justice) of Goryeo Kingdom
Derived terms[edit]