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KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[kunsʰa̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? gunsa
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gunsa
McCune–Reischauer? kunsa
Yale Romanization? kwunsa

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from 軍士, from (army) + (gentleman)

NounEdit

군사 (gunsa) (hanja 軍士)

  1. A soldier or soldiers.
  2. (military) Specifically, a soldier of NCO or lower rank.
SynonymsEdit
  • 군인 (gunin, “military personnel”)

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from 軍事, from (army) + (affairs)

NounEdit

군사 (gunsa) (hanja 軍事)

  1. Military affairs.
    군사 훈련은 힘들었지만, 난 이겨냈다.
    Gunsa hullyeoneun himdeureotjiman, nan igyeonaetda.
    Military training was hard, but I got through it.
Derived termsEdit
  • 군사적 (gunsajeok, “military-related”)