U+CC9C, 천
HANGUL SYLLABLE CEON
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챼 ←→ 체

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [t͡ɕʰʌ̹(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?cheon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?cheon
McCune–Reischauer?ch'ŏn
Yale Romanization?chēn

NounEdit

(cheon)

  1. cloth; fabric

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from (thousand), from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: chyèn), from Middle Chinese (MC t͡sʰen).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?cheon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?cheon
McCune–Reischauer?ch'ŏn
Yale Romanization?chen

NumeralEdit

(cheon) (hanja )

  1. thousand
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from (sky, heaven), from the Middle Korean reading (Yale: thyèn), from Middle Chinese (MC tʰen).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?cheon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?cheon
McCune–Reischauer?ch'ŏn
Yale Romanization?chen

NounEdit

(cheon) (hanja )

  1. sky; heavens
    Synonym: 하늘 (haneul)
    Antonym: (ttang)
  2. Godhead
  3. tao; nature; natural laws
  4. (Buddhism) the upper heavenly world over the earthly human world where the heavenly king and heavenly people are supposed to live.
Derived termsEdit