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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




꯵ ←

갭 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR gap, RRT , McCune–Reischauer kap, Yale kap)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and ㅂ…Ž.

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“armor, shell, the first of the ten heavenly stems”) .

Noun[edit]

(gap)

  1. armor; shell
  2. the first of the ten Celestial stems
See also[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“small box, case, coffer”) .

Counter[edit]

  1. cases; packs
    • ; 두; 세; 네
      hangap; dugap; segap; negap
      one pack; two packs; three packs; four packs
Usage notes[edit]

As with most count words (a.k.a. classifiers), (gap) is preceded by native Korean numerals.

See also[edit]
  • (si, “o'clock”), 시간 (sigan, “hours”), (beon, “times”), (sal, “years”), 사람 (saram, “people”), (bun, “(honorific) people”), 마리 (mari, “animals”), (gwon, “volumes”), (chae, “houses”)

Noun[edit]

(gap)

  1. box; case

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“cape, promontory, headland”) .

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(gap)

  1. cape, headland
Synonyms[edit]