개성

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 改成, from (improving) + (forming)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛ̝ːsʰʌ̹ŋ]

IPA(key) [ˈkɛ̝ːsʰʌ̹ŋ]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR gaeseong
RR (translit.) gaeseong
MC kaesŏng
Yale kāyseng

Noun[edit]

개성 (gaeseong) (hanja 改成)

  1. reform, improvement in quality

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 個性, from (individual) + (quality)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛ̝ːsʰʌ̹ŋ]

IPA(key) [ˈkɛ̝ːsʰʌ̹ŋ]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR gaeseong
RR (translit.) gaeseong
MC kaesŏng
Yale kāyseng

Noun[edit]

개성 (gaeseong) (hanja 個性)

  1. individuality, distinction
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 開城, from (opening) + (castle)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [kɛ̝sʰʌ̹ŋ]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR gaeseong
RR (translit.) gaeseong
MC kaesŏng
Yale kayseng

Noun[edit]

개성 (gaeseong) (hanja 開城)

  1. Opening the gates of a fortress
  2. surrender

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 開城

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [kɛ̝sʰʌ̹ŋ]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR Gaeseong
RR (translit.) Gaeseong
MC Kaesŏng
Yale Kayseng

Proper noun[edit]

개성 (Gaeseong) (hanja 開城)

  1. Kaesong (a city in North Korea)