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(heuk, “black go pieces”).

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“black”) .

Noun[edit]

(heuk) (hanja )

  1. The color black.
  2. (board games) A black stone used in the game of go.
Synonyms[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(heuk)

  1. : black
    (eumhun reading: 검을 흑 (geomeul heuk))

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoietic rendering of the sharp intake of breath when surprised or crying.

Interjection[edit]

(heuk)

  1. Sobbing.
  2. Expressing shock or disappointment.
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Marked as an adverb in the 표준국어대사전 (pyojun-gugeodaesajeon, “Unabridged Dictionary of Korean”), without explanation. [1]