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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]


걿

걘 ←

겐 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR geon, RRT , McCune–Reischauer kŏn, Yale ken)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

‎(geon) ‎(determinative of 걸다)

  1. past determinative of 걸다 (geolda, “to speak or suspend”): having been suspended, spoken; of a telephone call, having been made
    내가 전화‎ ― naega geon jeonhwa ― the call I made

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

‎(geon) ‎(determinative of 걸다)

  1. determinative of 걸다 (geolda, “to be fertile or sumptuous”): rich, fertile, sumptuous

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(geon)

  1. Contraction of 것은 (+).

Etymology 5[edit]

Prefix[edit]

‎(geon) ‎(hanja )

  1. dry
    포도‎ ― geonpodo ― raisin (literally, "dried grape")
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