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U+AC04, 간
HANGUL SYLLABLE GAN
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:r-k-s

[U+AC03]
Hangul Syllables
[U+AC05]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]





→ 개

Syllable[edit]

(gan)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From .

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gan
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gan
McCune–Reischauer?kan
Yale Romanization?kan

Suffix[edit]

—간 (-gan) (hanja )

  1. (time) for
  2. (place) between

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Hunmong jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527, as Middle Korean ᄀᆞᆫ (Yale: kon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gan
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gan
McCune–Reischauer?kan
Yale Romanization?kan

Noun[edit]

(gan)

  1. salty seasonings
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ka̠(ː)n]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gan
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gan
McCune–Reischauer?kan
Yale Romanization?kān

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 간 / 간까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes low pitch, and heightens the pitch of two subsequent suffixed syllables.

Noun[edit]

(gan) (hanja )

  1. (abbreviation of 간장) liver
    • 은 우리 몸에서 가장 중요한 기관 중의 하나이다.
      Ganeun uri momeseo gajang jung-yohan gigwan jung-ui hanaida.
      The liver is one of the most important organs in our body.

Etymology 5[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(gan)

Etymology 6[edit]

Sino-Korean word from

Numeral[edit]

(gan) (hanja )

  1. 1036
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