개성

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“improving”) and (“forming”) .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

개성 (gaeseong) (hanja 改成)

  1. reform, improvement in quality

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 個性, from  (“individual”) and (“quality”) .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

개성 (gaeseong) (hanja 個性)

  1. individuality, distinction
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“opening”) and (“castle”) .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

개성 (gaeseong) (hanja 開城)

  1. Opening the gates of a fortress
  2. surrender