KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from 著者.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

저자 (jeoja) (hanja 著者)

  1. author; writer
    Synonyms: 지은이 (jieuni), 작자(作者) (jakja)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Korean 져재〮 (Yale: cyècáy), 져제〮 (Yale: cyècéy).

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as Middle Korean 져재〮 (Yale: cyècáy).

JLTT points on possible connection with Proto-Japanese *diti~*iti.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeoja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeoja
McCune–Reischauer?chŏja
Yale Romanization?ceca

NounEdit

저자 (jeoja) (dated)

  1. market
    Synonym: 시장(市場) (sijang)
  2. store (in a market)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Univerbation of (jeo, that) +‎ 자(者) (ja, person)

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeoja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeoja
McCune–Reischauer?chŏja
Yale Romanization?ceca

PronounEdit

저자 (jeoja) (hanja 저者)

  1. that person