화폐

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 貨幣, from (property, wealth) + (currency, money).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈɸwa̠(ː)pʰje̞] ~ [ˈɸwa̠(ː)pʰe̞]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hwapye
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hwapye
McCune–Reischauer?hwap'ye
Yale Romanization?hwā.phyey

Noun[edit]

화폐 (hwapye) (hanja 貨幣)

  1. currency; money
    Synonyms: 금전(金錢) (geumjeon), 통화(通貨) (tonghwa)