[KS] Re: Transcription of Korean Currency
mntnwolf at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 23 23:08:23 EDT 2000
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--- Ruediger Frank <ruediger.frank at rz.hu-berlin.de>
> even though I have read the new romanization scheme
> of the MOCT as of July 2000, I could not find the
> answer to my question and so refer to your
> How is the Korean currency to be transcribed
> according to the new provisions? Would it be "Weon"
> or was "Won" chosen as one of the exemptions
> from the rule?
it is "Won". that's not an exception; the new rule
is the same as the M-R rule on this: "u"+"eo" = "wo".
There is no instance of "weo" in the new system, as
the KOIS web-pages make clear.
Professor David A. Mason
Yonsei University, Maeji Campus
Wonju City, Kangwon Province, 220-710
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