Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]


걿

걘 ←

겐 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR geon, RRT , McCune–Reischauer kŏn, Yale ken)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

(geon) (determinative of 걸다)

  1. past determinative of 걸다 (geolda, “to speak or suspend”): having been suspended, spoken; of a telephone call, having been made
  1. 내가 건 전화 (naega geon jeonhwa, “the call I made”)

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(geon) (determinative of 걸다)

  1. determinative of 걸다 (geolda, “to be fertile or sumptuous”): rich, fertile, sumptuous

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

(geon)

  1. Contraction of 것은 (+).

Etymology 5[edit]

Prefix[edit]

(, geon-)

  1. dry
    포도 (geonpodo) raisin (literally, "dried grape")
Synonyms[edit]