KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 欠缺

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈxɯ(ː)mɡjʌ̹ɭ]
  • 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?heumgyeol
Revised Romanization (translit.)?heumgyeol
McCune–Reischauer?hŭmgyŏl
Yale Romanization?hūmkyel

NounEdit

흠결 (heumgyeol) (hanja 欠缺)

  1. shortage; deficiency; deficit