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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




앵 ←

얭 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR yang, RRT , McCune–Reischauer yang, Yale yang)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“good, virtuous, respectable”) .

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (ryang) (obsolete)

Noun[edit]

(yang) (hanja )

  1. (performance level) good, fine

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“sheep, goat”) .

Noun[edit]

(yang) (hanja )

  1. sheep
  2. lamb

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“yang”) .

  • yang, the essential male principle in eastern religion or philosophy.

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 음양 (eumyang, “yin-yang”)