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U+AC1C, 개
HANGUL SYLLABLE GAE
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input: r-o

[U+AC1B]
Hangul Syllables
[U+AC1D]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]





가 ← → 갸

Syllable[edit]

‎(gae)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

First recorded as 가히 (gahi) in 1441, in the Worin Cheongangjigok (월인천강지곡).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ㄱㆎ (koy) (obsolete)
  • 가히(gahi) (kahi) (obsolete)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

A dog (a Labrador)

‎(gae) ‎(counter 마리)

  1. dog
  2. someone who does the bidding of another.
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Etymology 3[edit]

First recorded in 1481 as (gae), in the Bullyu Dugong Dusi Eonhae.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(gae)

  1. estuary
Derived terms[edit]
  • 갯가 (gaetga, “strandline”)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Literary Chinese , .

Counter[edit]

‎(gae)

  1. item, piece, general counter for objects.
    사과 3(세).
    Sagwa 3(se)gae.
    Three apples
    필요해요?
    Myeot gae piryohaeyo?
    How many (things) do you need?

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Hangul reading of various hanja.

Syllable[edit]

(gae)

  1. *
  2. *
  3. *

Usage notes[edit]

  • The pronunciation 개 for these three characters (, , ) came from , which was confused with .