반려견

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 伴侶 (companion) + (dog).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈpa̠(ː)ʎʎʌ̹ɡjʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ballyeogyeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?banlyeogyeon
McCune–Reischauer?pallyŏgyŏn
Yale Romanization?pānlyekyen

NounEdit

반려견 (ballyeogyeon) (hanja 伴侶犬)

  1. companion dog”; a pet dog
    Synonym: 애완견(愛玩犬) (aewan'gyeon)

See alsoEdit