KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from 使者

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈsʰa̠(ː)d͡ʑa̠]
  • 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?saja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?saja
McCune–Reischauer?saja
Yale Romanization?sāca

NounEdit

사자 (saja) (hanja 使者)

  1. a messenger; an envoy; an emissary

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from 獅子

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?saja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?saja
McCune–Reischauer?saja
Yale Romanization?saca

NounEdit

사자 (saja) (counter 마리, hanja 獅子)

  1. a lion (big cat Panthera leo)