혜성

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 彗星 (comet)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈçe̞(ː)sʰʌ̹ŋ] ~ [ˈhe̞(ː)sʰʌ̹ŋ]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hyeseong
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hyeseong
McCune–Reischauer?hyesŏng
Yale Romanization?hyēyseng

Noun[edit]

혜성 (hyeseong) (hanja 彗星)

  1. comet