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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 日王, literally “Japanese king”.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[iɾwa̠ŋ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? irwang
Revised Romanization (translit.)? il-wang
McCune–Reischauer? irwang
Yale Romanization? il.wang

NounEdit

일왕 (irwang) (hanja 日王)

  1. (non-honorific) mikado (emperor of Japan)

Usage notesEdit

Intentionally lowers the title of “emperor” to “king”.

SynonymsEdit