경비원

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 警備員, from 警備 (guarding) + (personnel).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkjʌ̹(ː)ŋbiwʌ̹n]
  • 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?gyeongbiwon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gyeongbiwon
McCune–Reischauer?kyŏngbiwŏn
Yale Romanization?kyēngpiwen

NounEdit

경비원 (gyeongbiwon) (hanja 警備員)

  1. watchman, guard, security guard