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U+ACE0, 고
HANGUL SYLLABLE GO
Composition: +

[U+ACDF]
Hangul Syllables
[U+ACE1]




계 ←→ 과
See also: -고

(see above for suffixes and particles)

See also: , , and 𠀄

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Yang-vowel form of (geu). Compare (yo), (jo).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Determiner[edit]

(go)

  1. (colloquial) Diminutive of (geu, that): that little
    너무 귀엽다!Gogeo neomu gwiyeopda!That's so cute!

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (old, previous, former).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ko̞(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
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Determiner[edit]

(go) (hanja )

  1. the late, deceased (before personal names)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (high).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(go) (hanja )

  1. (formal, uncommon) height
    Synonym: (more common) 높이 (nopi)
  2. (only in school names) Short for 고등학교(高等學校) (godeunghakgyo, high school).
    서울Seoul-goSeoul High School

Prefix[edit]

고— (go-) (hanja )

  1. elevated, high
    Antonym: 저(低) (jeo)
    고(高) (go) + ‎ (kwol, from English quality) → ‎고퀄 (gokwol, high-quality)
    고(高) (go) + ‎혈압(血壓) (hyeorap, blood pressure) → ‎고혈압(高血壓) (gohyeorap, elevated blood pressure)

Suffix[edit]

—고 (-go) (hanja )

  1. quantity, amount

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (suffering).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(go) (hanja )

  1. (literary or Buddhism) suffering
    Synonym: 괴로움 (goeroum)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (old, ancient).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ko̞(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
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Revised Romanization (translit.)?go
McCune–Reischauer?ko
Yale Romanization?

Prefix[edit]

고— (go-) (hanja )

  1. old, ancient
    고(古) (go) + ‎서적(書籍) (seojeok, books and documents) → ‎고서적(古書籍) (goseojeok, premodern books and documents)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (to report; to inform).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Root[edit]

(go) (hanja )

  1. Root of 고하다 (gohada, to report). Rarely used alone.

Etymology 7[edit]

Modern Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(go)

Extended content
  1. : high
    (eumhun reading: 높을 (nopeul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑu))
  2. : examine
    (eumhun reading: 상고할 (sanggohal go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰɑuX))
  3. : report
    (eumhun reading: 고할 (gohal go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑuH, kuok̚))
  4. : old
    (eumhun reading: (yet go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  5. : firm
    (eumhun reading: 굳을 (gudeul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoH))
  6. : old, previous
    (eumhun reading: (ye go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoH))
  7. : suffer
    (eumhun reading: 괴로울 (goeroul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰuoX, kʰuoH))
  8. : store
    (eumhun reading: 창고 (changgo go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰuoH))
  9. : look back
    (eumhun reading: 돌아볼 (dorabol go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoH))
  10. : employ
    (eumhun reading: (pum pal go))
    (MC reading: (MC ɦuoX, kuoH))
  11. : lonely
    (eumhun reading: 외루울 (oeruul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo))
  12. 稿: straw
    (eumhun reading: 볏짚 (byeotjip go))
    (MC reading: 稿)
  13. : drum
    (eumhun reading: (buk go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  14. : withered
    (eumhun reading: 마를 (mareul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰuo))
  15. : fat
    (eumhun reading: 기름 (gireum go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑu, kɑuH))
  16. : mother-in-law
    (eumhun reading: 시어미 (sieomi go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo))
  17. : marsh
    (eumhun reading: (mot go))
    (MC reading: )
  18. : beat
    (eumhun reading: (chil go))
    (MC reading: )
  19. : confine
    (eumhun reading: 막을 (mageul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoH))
  20. : chronic illness
    (eumhun reading: 고질 (gojil go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoH))
  21. : hay
    (eumhun reading: (jip go))
    (MC reading: )
  22. : knock
    (eumhun reading: 두드릴 (dudeuril go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰəuX))
  23. : knock
    (eumhun reading: 두드릴 (dudeuril go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰˠau, kʰˠauH))
  24. : testicle
    (eumhun reading: 불알 (bural go))
    (MC reading: )
  25. : thigh
    (eumhun reading: 넓적다리 (neopjeokdari go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  26. : pants
    (eumhun reading: 바지 (baji go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰuoH))
  27. : cry
    (eumhun reading: (ul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo))
  28. : crime
    (eumhun reading: 허물 (heomul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo))
  29. : trade
    (eumhun reading: 장사 (jangsa go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX, kˠaX, kˠaH))
  30. : inform
    (eumhun reading: 고할 (gohal go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑuH))
  31. : parasite
    (eumhun reading: 뱃속벌레 (baetsokbeolle go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  32. : sell
    (eumhun reading: (pal go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo, kuoX, kuoH))
  33. : wither
    (eumhun reading: 마를 (mareul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰɑuX))
  34. : buttocks
    (eumhun reading: 꽁무니 (kkongmuni go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰɑu))
  35. : white
    (eumhun reading: (huil go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑuX))
  36. : lamb
    (eumhun reading: 새끼 (saekkiyang go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑu))
  37. : wild rice
    (eumhun reading: (jul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo))
  38. : price
    (eumhun reading: (gap go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  39. : freeze
    (eumhun reading: (eol go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoH))
  40. : cut
    (eumhun reading: 가를 (gareul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰuo))
  41. : stony land
    (eumhun reading: 자갈땅 (jagalttang go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰˠʌk̚))
  42. : bright
    (eumhun reading: 밝을 (balgeul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑuX))
  43. : sumac
    (eumhun reading: 붉나무 (bungnamu go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰɑuX))
  44. : water pulley
    (eumhun reading: 두레박 (durebak go))
    (MC reading: )
  45. : container for bows
    (eumhun reading: 활집 (hwaljip go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑu))
  46. : cow
    (eumhun reading: 암소 (amso go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  47. : salt marsh
    (eumhun reading: 염지 (yeomji go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo, kuoX))
  48. : blind person
    (eumhun reading: 맹인 (maeng'in go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  49. : ring
    (eumhun reading: (te go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo))
  50. : punting pole
    (eumhun reading: 상앗대 (sang'atdae go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑu))
  51. : rice cake
    (eumhun reading: (tteok go))
    (MC reading: )
  52. : net
    (eumhun reading: 그물 (geumul go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  53. : black ram
    (eumhun reading: 검은 (geomeun yang go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  54. : fly
    (eumhun reading: (nal go))
    (MC reading: )
  55. : crotch
    (eumhun reading: 사타구니 (sataguni go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰˠua, kʰuoH, kʰˠuaH))
  56. : wine cup
    (eumhun reading: 술잔 (suljan go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo))
  57. : exegesis
    (eumhun reading: 주낼 (junael go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  58. : name of an ancient kingdom
    (eumhun reading: 나라 이름 (nara ireum go))
    (MC reading: (MC kɑuH, kuok̚))
  59. : alcohol fermented for one night
    (eumhun reading: 계명주 (gyemyeongju go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo, ɦuoX, kuoH))
  60. : clothing iron
    (eumhun reading: 다리미 (darimi go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuoX))
  61. : lean
    (eumhun reading: 기댈 (gidael go))
    (MC reading: (MC kʰɑuH))
  62. : partridge
    (eumhun reading: 자고 (jago go))
    (MC reading: (MC kuo))