기니

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Hangulization of the French word Guinea.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

기니 (gini)

  1. Guinea

Etymology 2[edit]

From 길다 (gilda, “to be long”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

기니 (gini) (sequential of 길다)

  1. Sequential form of 길다 (gilda, “to be long”), thus often "as a consequence of being long" or "so long that."