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U+AC80, 검
HANGUL SYLLABLE GEOM
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:r-j-a
걿
[U+AC7F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+AC81]


걿

걔 ←→ 게

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [kʌ̹(ː)m]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?geom
Revised Romanization (translit.)?geom
McCune–Reischauer?kŏm
Yale Romanization?kēm

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (knife), from the Middle Korean reading 검〯 (Yale: kěm).

Noun[edit]

(geom) (hanja )

  1. sword
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Noun[edit]

(geom) (hanja )

  1. Short for 검찰(檢察) (geomchal, the prosecutor's office).
Usage notes[edit]

Often written in the hanja form in news headlines.

Etymology 3[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Possibly cognate with Japanese (かみ) (kami, God).

Noun[edit]

(geom)

  1. (obsolete) god; spirit