흠결

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 欠缺

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈxɯ(ː)mɡjʌ̹ɭ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?heumgyeol
Revised Romanization (translit.)?heumgyeol
McCune–Reischauer?hŭmgyŏl
Yale Romanization?hūmkyel

Noun[edit]

흠결 (heumgyeol) (hanja 欠缺)

  1. shortage; deficiency; deficit