황천

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɸwa̠ŋt͡ɕʰʌ̹n/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): hwangcheonRR (transliteration): hwangcheonMC: hwangch'ŏnYale: hwangchen

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 黃泉 (netherworld)

Noun[edit]

황천 (hwangcheon) (hanja 黃泉)

  1. netherworld, underworld, the other world

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 荒天 (natural disaster; a remote place)

Noun[edit]

황천 (hwangcheon) (hanja 荒天)

  1. stormy weather

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 皇天 ((honorific) sky, god)

Noun[edit]

황천 (hwangcheon) (hanja 皇天)

  1. High Heaven, Heaven on High, God's Heaven
  2. God, the Lord