개인

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Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 個人, from (piece) + (person).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkɛ(ː)in] ~ [ˈke̞(ː)in]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangeul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gaein
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gaein
McCune–Reischauer?kaein
Yale Romanization?kāyin

Noun[edit]

개인 (gaein) (hanja 個人)

  1. an individual or individuals; a private person
  2. personal, individual
    커피 메이커 개인 용도 업무으로
    keopi meikeoreul gaein yongdoro sseudeun eommuyong-euro sseudeun gane
    Whether you want coffeemaker for personal or for business use,

Derived terms[edit]