KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from (that for which) + (to desire)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈsʰo̞ːwʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[ː]
Revised Romanization? sowon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sowon
McCune–Reischauer? sowŏn
Yale Romanization? sōwen

NounEdit

소원 (sowon) (hanja 所願)

  1. wish, hope

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from (luminous) + (beautiful woman)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[sʰo̞wʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? sowon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sowon
McCune–Reischauer? sowŏn
Yale Romanization? sowen

NounEdit

소원 (sowon) (hanja 昭媛)

  1. (historical) the fourth rank of concubines during the Joseon dynasty

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from (institute) + (personnel)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈsʰo̞ːwʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[ː]
Revised Romanization? sowon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sowon
McCune–Reischauer? sowŏn
Yale Romanization? sōwen

NounEdit

소원 (sowon) (hanja 所員)

  1. an employee of a research or teaching institute

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Korean word from (small) + (garden)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈsʰo̞ːwʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[ː]
Revised Romanization? sowon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sowon
McCune–Reischauer? sowŏn
Yale Romanization? sōwen

NounEdit

소원 (sowon) (hanja 小園)

  1. a small garden or field

Etymology 5Edit

Sino-Korean word from (case) + (to desire)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈsʰo̞ːwʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic Hangul[ː]
Revised Romanization? sowon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sowon
McCune–Reischauer? sowŏn
Yale Romanization? sōwen

NounEdit

소원 (sowon) (hanja 訴願)

  1. (law) an appeal from the ruling of a lower court