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 Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? gamgi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gamgi
McCune–Reischauer? kamgi
Yale Romanization? kāmki

Noun[edit]

감기 (gamgi) (hanja 感氣)

  1. a cold; influenza
    감기가 들다
    gamgi-ga deulda
    to catch a cold (Literally, "A cold enters")
    감기에 걸리다
    gamgi-e geollida
    to catch a cold

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

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