KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 偶像.

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈu(ː)sʰa̠ŋ]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?usang
Revised Romanization (translit.)?usang
McCune–Reischauer?usang
Yale Romanization?wūsang

NounEdit

우상 (usang) (hanja 偶像)

  1. an idol, icon of veneration or worship