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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 漢字, from (China) + (character), with compound/genitive tensing applied.

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈha̠(ː)ɲt͡ɕ͈a̠]
  • 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?hanja
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hanja
McCune–Reischauer?hancha
Yale Romanization?hānqca

NounEdit

한자 (hanja) (hanja 漢字)

  1. hanja (Chinese characters borrowed from Chinese and incorporated into the Korean language with Korean pronunciation)
  2. Chinese character; Han character (any character used in the written form of several languages of China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam)

Derived termsEdit

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