Seoul

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See also: Séoul

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Korean 서울 (Seoul, literally capital city), originally from Claude-Charles Dallet's French-based romanization of Korean, reinforced by the 1959 South Korean Ministry of Education romanization of Korean, which transcribed the Korean vowel (/ʌ/) with the digraph "eo" and which was official until 1984.

Note that English Seoul predates the Revised Romanization romanization of Seoul. The two romanization systems simply produce identical forms.

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Seoul

  1. The capital city of South Korea, also the historical capital of Korea from 1394 until the country was forcibly divided in 1945.
  2. (metonymically) the South Korean government

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Korean 서울 (Seoul, literally capital city).

Proper noun[edit]

Seoul

  1. Seoul (the capital of South Korea)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Korean 서울 (Seoul, literally capital city).

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Seoul n

  1. Alternative spelling of Seoel

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Korean 서울 (Seoul, literally capital city).

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Seoul n (proper noun, genitive Seouls or (optionally with an article) Seoul)

  1. Seoul (the capital city of South Korea)

Italian[edit]

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Seoul f

  1. Alternative spelling of Seul

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb
Panoramic skyline photo of Seoul, South-Korea.

Etymology[edit]

From Korean 서울 (seoul, Seoul), from Middle Korean 셔ᄫᅳᆯ (syeWul, capital city), possibly from Old Korean 徐羅伐 (서라벌 (Seorabeol)).

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Seoul

  1. Seoul (the capital city of Seoul Capital Area, South Korea), also the historical capital of Korea from 1394 until the country was forcibly divided in 1945.
    Under Koreakrigen i 1950–1953 ble Seoul sterkt ødelagt.
    During the Korean War in 1950–1953, Seoul was severely destroyed.

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  • Seoul” in Store norske leksikon

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Seoul n (genitive Seouls)

  1. Alternative spelling of Söul