KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from 放火 (arson)

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈpa̠(ː)ŋβwa̠]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?banghwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?banghwa
McCune–Reischauer?panghwa
Yale Romanization?pānghwa

NounEdit

방화 (banghwa) (hanja 放火)

  1. arson

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from 防火 (prevention of fire)

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?banghwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?banghwa
McCune–Reischauer?panghwa
Yale Romanization?panghwa

NounEdit

방화 (banghwa) (hanja 防火)

  1. prevention of fire