호수

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 湖水 (lake)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

호수 (hosu) (hanja 湖水)

  1. lake

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (order) + (number), with compound/genitive tensing applied.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈɸʷo̞(ː)s͈u]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hosu
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hosu
McCune–Reischauer?hossu
Yale Romanization?hōqswu

Noun[edit]

호수 (hosu) (hanja 號數)

  1. (ordinal) number