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Character  개 
Hangul Syllables U+AC1C
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry r-o

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




가 ←

갸 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR gae, RRT , McCune–Reischauer kae, Yale kay)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

First recorded as 가히 (gahi) in 1441, in the Worin Cheongangjigok (월인천강지곡).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

A dog (a Labrador)

(gae) (counter 마리)

  1. dog
  2. someone who does the bidding of another.
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Etymology 3[edit]

First recorded in 1481 as (gae), in the Bullyu Dugong Dusi Eonhae.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(gae)

  1. estuary
Derived terms[edit]
  • 갯가 (gaetga, “strandline”)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Literary Chinese , .

Counter[edit]

(gae)

  1. item, piece, general counter for objects.
    사과 3.
    필요해요?

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Hangul reading of various hanja.

Syllable[edit]

(gae)

  1. *
  2. *
  3. *

Usage notes[edit]

  • The pronunciation 개 for these three characters (, , ) came from , which was confused with .