가지

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 가지 (Yale: kaci).

Noun[edit]

가지 ‎(gaji)

  1. kind or kinds

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb form.

Verb[edit]

가지 ‎(gaji)

  1. suspective form of 가다 (gada, “to go”)

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as  (Yale: kac).

Noun[edit]

가지 ‎(gaji)

  1. twig or branch

Etymology 4[edit]

Korean Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ko

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Particularly: “From Sinitic 茄子?”

Noun[edit]

가지 ‎(gaji)

  1. eggplant/aubergine