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Character  절 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+C808
Composition + +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry w-j-f

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




쟬 ←

젤 →

Syllable[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters

Syllable[edit]

(jeol)

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Worin cheongangjigok (月印千江之曲 / 월인천강지곡), 1449

Noun[edit]

(jeol)

  1. bow; greeting
    선생님께 절을 한다.
    You bow to the teacher.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

(jeol)

  1. Buddhist temple
    절을 찾아 마음을 수양해야겠다.
    I've got to find a temple and cultivate my soul.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

(jeol)

  1. (dialectal, Gangwon, Chungcheong, Gyeongsang) chopsticks
Synonyms[edit]