가락

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Myobeopyeonhwagyeong eonhae (妙法蓮華經諺解 / 묘법연화경언해), 1463, as 가락 (Yale: kalak).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ka̠ɾa̠k̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? garak
Revised Romanization (translit.)? galag
McCune–Reischauer? karak
Yale Romanization? kalak

Noun[edit]

가락 (garak)

  1. spindle; distaff
  2. strand

Usage notes[edit]

May be used as a counter for any long, thin object.

Derived terms[edit]