KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(gan) +‎ (jang, )

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ganjang
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ganjang
McCune–Reischauer?kanjang
Yale Romanization?kancang

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 간장의 / 간장에 / 간장까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch on both syllables, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

NounEdit

간장 (ganjang)

  1. soy sauce made from soybean

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from 肝臟

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈka̠(ː)ɲd͡ʑa̠ŋ]
  • 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?ganjang
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ganjang
McCune–Reischauer?kanjang
Yale Romanization?kāncang

NounEdit

간장 (ganjang) (hanja 肝臟)

  1. liver and intestine
Related termsEdit