전화를 걸다

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 전화 (電話, jeonhwa, “telephone”) + (reul, object particle) + 걸다 (geolda).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈt͡ɕʌ̹(ː)nβwa̠ɾɯɭ kʌ̹ɭda̠]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː) ]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jeonhwareul geolda
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jeon-hwaleul geolda
McCune–Reischauer?chŏnhwarŭl kŏlda
Yale Romanization?cēn.hwalul kelta

VerbEdit

전화 걸다 (jeonhwareul geolda) (infinitive 전화를 걸어, sequential 전화를 거니)

  1. to telephone, to call

ConjugationEdit