개성

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

Noun[edit]

개성 ‎(gaeseong) ‎(hanja 個性)

  1. individuality, distinction
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Etymology 3[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

Proper noun[edit]

개성 ‎(Gaeseong) ‎(hanja 開城)

  1. Kaesong (a city in North Korea)