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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]



갿

강 ←

걍 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR gaeng, RRT , McCune–Reischauer kaeng, Yale kayng)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“pit”)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(gaeng) ‎(hanja )

  1. pit, shaft
Derived terms[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(gaeng)

  1. , , , , , ,

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from English gang

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(gaeng)

  1. gang, gangster