이상

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 以上, from  (“as”) and (“above”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

이상 (isang) (hanja 以上)

  1. an amount more than
  2. an amount greater than or equal to
  3. the aforementioned
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 異常, from  (“different, unusual, strange”) and (“common, normal, frequent, regular”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

이상 (isang) (hanja 異常)

  1. strangeness; extraordinariness
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 理想, from  (“logic”) and (“think”).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 리상 (risang) (North Korea)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

이상 (isang) (hanja 理想)

  1. ideal