변호사

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 辯護士 (lawyer, solicitor, counsel, attorney, barrister). Cognate with Jeju 벤호사 (benhosa).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈpjʌ̹(ː)nβo̞sʰa̠]
  • 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?byeonhosa
Revised Romanization (translit.)?byeonhosa
McCune–Reischauer?pyŏnhosa
Yale Romanization?pyēn.hosa

NounEdit

변호사 (byeonhosa) (hanja 辯護士)

  1. lawyer, solicitor, counsel, attorney, barrister