KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 敬語 (honorific)

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkjʌ̹(ː)ŋʌ̹]
  • 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?gyeong-eo
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gyeong-eo
McCune–Reischauer?kyŏngŏ
Yale Romanization?kyēng.e

NounEdit

경어 (gyeong-eo) (hanja 敬語)

  1. honorific

SynonymsEdit