개판

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 개— (gae-, “inferior”) + (pan, “condition”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈkɛ(ː)pʰa̠n] ~ [ˈke̞(ː)pʰa̠n]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gaepan
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gaepan
McCune–Reischauer?kaep'an
Yale Romanization?kāyphan

Noun[edit]

개판 (gaepan)

  1. (slang) disorder; mess
    이 동네는 완전히 개판이로군!
    I dongneneun wanjeonhi gaepanirogun!
    Boy, this neighborhood is a complete mess!