기계

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiɡje̞/ ~ /kiɡe̞/
  • Phonetic hangul: 기계/기게

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 機械, from  (“machine”) and (“equipment”).

Noun[edit]

기계 (gigye) (hanja 機械)

  1. machinery or heavy equipment

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 器械, from  (“instrument”) and (“equipment”).

Noun[edit]

기계 (gigye) (hanja 器械)

  1. instrument

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“strange”) and (“plan, scheme”).

Noun[edit]

기계 (gigye) (hanja 奇計)

  1. trick; ruse