KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 以前, from (from) + (before)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈiːd͡ʑʌ̹n]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? ijeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ijeon
McCune–Reischauer? ijŏn
Yale Romanization? īcen

NounEdit

이전 (ijeon) (hanja 以前)

  1. the time before now; heretofore
    그들은 이전에 눈 속에 놓아둔 측정 장비 몇 점을 찾고 있었다.
    Geudeureun ijeone nun soge noadun cheukjeong jangbi myeot jeomeul chatgo isseotda.
    They were looking for some measuring equipment they had placed in the ice earlier.