회사원

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 會社員, from 會社 (company) + (employee).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈɸwe̞(ː)sʰa̠wʌ̹n] ~ [ˈhø̞(ː)sʰa̠wʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hoesawon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hoesawon
McCune–Reischauer?hoesawŏn
Yale Romanization?hōysawen

Noun[edit]

회사원 (hoesawon) (hanja 會社員)

  1. office worker, (company) employee, (company) worker, (company) staff