공갈

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 恐喝, from (fearsome) + (scolding)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈko̞ːŋɡa̠ɭ]

IPA(key) [ˈko̞ːŋɡa̠ɭ]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR gonggal
RR (translit.) gonggal
MC konggal
Yale kōngkal

Noun[edit]

공갈 (gonggal) (hanja 恐喝)

  1. threatening behavior
  2. (law) blackmail; extortion
  3. (slang) falsehood