KoreanEdit

Chemical element
C
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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 炭素, from an orthographic borrowing from Japanese (たん)() (tanso).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈtʰa̠(ː)nsʰo̞]
  • 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?tanso
Revised Romanization (translit.)?tanso
McCune–Reischauer?t'anso
Yale Romanization?thānso

NounEdit

탄소 (tanso) (hanja 炭素)

  1. carbon (element)

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