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
Romanizations
RR garak
RR (translit.) galag
MC karak
Yale kalak

Noun[edit]

가락 (garak)

  1. spindle; distaff
  2. strand

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

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