감기

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 感氣, from  (“to feel”) and (“qi”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

감기 (gamgi) (hanja 感氣)

  1. a cold; influenza
    • 감기가 들다gamgiga deulda ― to catch a cold (Literally, "A cold enters")
    • 감기에 걸리다gamgie geollida ― to catch a cold

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Related terms[edit]

  • 코감기 (kogamgi, “runny nose, cold affecting the nose”)
  • 목감기 (mokgamgi, “sore throat, cold affecting the neck”)