U+C804, 전
HANGUL SYLLABLE JEON
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[U+C803]
Hangul Syllables
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쟤 ←→ 제

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: cyen).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeon
McCune–Reischauer?chŏn
Yale Romanization?cen
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 의 / 에 / 전

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word takes low pitch only before consonant-initial multisyllabic suffixes.

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. (time) before
    가기
    jib-e gagi jeone
    before going home
    15
    dusi sibobun jeone
    at a quarter to two (literally, "at 15 minutes before two o'clock")
    에는 봤었다. 그러나 이후 보지 않았다.
    Jeon-eneun geu-reul bwasseotda. Geureona geu ihu-ro-neun geu-reul boji anatda.
    I had seen him previously, but hadn't seen him since.
Derived termsEdit

DeterminerEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. ex-; previous
    대통령
    jeon daetongnyeong
    ex-president

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: cyen).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [t͡ɕʌ̹(ː)n]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeon
McCune–Reischauer?chŏn
Yale Romanization?cēn
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 전 / 전까지

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes low pitch, and heightens the pitch of two subsequent suffixed syllables.

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. jeon, a fried, filled pancake-like food eaten in Korea
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: tyen).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeon
McCune–Reischauer?chŏn
Yale Romanization?cen

Proper nounEdit

(Jeon) (hanja )

  1. A surname​, commonly transliterated as Jeon, Jun and Chun.

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. (rare) a cultivated patch of land
    Synonym: (bat)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: cyen).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeon
McCune–Reischauer?chŏn
Yale Romanization?cen

Proper nounEdit

(Jeon) (hanja )

  1. A surname​, commonly transliterated as Jeon, Jun and Chun.

DeterminerEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. whole; entire
    국민jeon gungminthe whole nation
    세계jeon segyethe whole world

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: cyen).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeon
McCune–Reischauer?chŏn
Yale Romanization?cen

Proper nounEdit

(Jeon) (hanja )

  1. A surname​, commonly transliterated as Jeon, Jun and Chun.

NounEdit

(jeon) (hanja )

  1. a monetary unit of North Korea and formerly of South Korea, equal to one hundredth of a won.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 6Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeon
McCune–Reischauer?chŏn
Yale Romanization?cen

SuffixEdit

—전 (-jeon) (hanja )

  1. war; battle
    공격 (攻擊)gonggyeokjeon offensive war
    소모 (消耗)somojeon war of attrition
  2. game; competition
    결승 (決勝)gyeolseungjeon finals (lit. final game)
    선발 (選拔)seonbaljeon trials (lit. selection contest)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 7Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeon
McCune–Reischauer?chŏn
Yale Romanization?cen

SuffixEdit

—전 (-jeon) (hanja )

  1. exhibition
    미술 (美術)misuljeon art exhibition
    사진 (寫眞)sajinjeon photo exhibition
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 8Edit

Sino-Korean word from .

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeon
McCune–Reischauer?chŏn
Yale Romanization?cen

SuffixEdit

—전 (-jeon) (hanja )

  1. (literature) biography
    홍길동 (洪吉童)honggildongjeon The Biography of Hong Gildong
    Synonym: 전기(傳記) (jeongi, noun)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 9Edit

PronounEdit

(jeon)

  1. Contraction of (jeoneun, I (as the topic of the sentence); as for me).

Etymology 10Edit

VerbEdit

(jeon)

  1. Past determiner of 절다 (jeolda, to become salted).