훈몽자회

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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from (teach) + (ignorant) + (character) + (to assemble, meet together).

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈɸʷu(ː)nmo̞ŋd͡ʑa̠βwe̞] ~ [ˈɸʷu(ː)nmo̞ŋd͡ʑa̠ɦø̞]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?hunmongjahoe
Revised Romanization (translit.)?hunmongjahoe
McCune–Reischauer?hunmongjahoe
Yale Romanization?hwūnmongcahoy

Proper nounEdit

훈몽자회 (Hunmongjahoe) (hanja 訓蒙字會)

  1. Collection of Characters for Training the Unenlightened: a 1527 book by Choe Sejin that defined the modern order and names of the hangeul letters as currently used in South Korea