KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 細菌 (bacteria, bacterium)

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈsʰe̞(ː)ɡjun]
  • 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?segyun
Revised Romanization (translit.)?segyun
McCune–Reischauer?segyun
Yale Romanization?sēykyun

NounEdit

세균 (segyun) (hanja 細菌)

  1. bacteria, bacterium

SynonymsEdit