감기

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 感氣, from (to feel) + (qi)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka̠ːmɡi/
  • Phonetic hangeul: :
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): gamgiRR (transliteration): gamgiMC: kamgiYale: kāmki

Noun[edit]

감기 (gamgi) (hanja 感氣)

  1. a cold; influenza
    감기가 들다gamgi-ga deuldato catch a cold (Literally, "A cold enters")
    감기에 걸리다gamgi-e geollidato catch a cold

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 코감기 (kogamgi, “runny nose, cold affecting the nose”)
  • 목감기 (mokgamgi, “sore throat, cold affecting the neck”)