훈몽자회

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Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (teach) + (ignorant) + (character) + (to assemble, meet together).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈɸʷu(ː)nmo̞ŋd͡ʑa̠βwe̞] ~ [ˈɸʷu(ː)nmo̞ŋd͡ʑa̠ɦø̞]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?Hunmongjahoe
Revised Romanization (translit.)?Hunmongjahoe
McCune–Reischauer?Hunmongjahoe
Yale Romanization?hwūnmongcahoy

Proper noun[edit]

훈몽자회 (Hunmongjahoe) (hanja 訓蒙字會)

  1. Collection of Characters for Training the Unenlightened: a 1527 book by Choe Sejin that defined the modern order and names of the hangeul letters as currently used in South Korea