세계어

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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 世界語, from 世界 (world) + (language), an orthographic borrowing from Japanese 世界語(せかいご) (sekaigo, international auxiliary language).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈsʰe̞(ː)ɡje̞ʌ̹] ~ [ˈsʰe̞(ː)ɡe̞ʌ̹]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?segyeeo
Revised Romanization (translit.)?segyeeo
McCune–Reischauer?segyeŏ
Yale Romanization?sēykyey.e

NounEdit

세계 (segyeeo) (hanja 世界語)

  1. international auxiliary language
  2. world language

SynonymsEdit