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U+ACFC, 과
HANGUL SYLLABLE GWA
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input: r-h-k

[U+ACFB]
Hangul Syllables
[U+ACFD]

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[kwa̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? gwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gwa
McCune–Reischauer? kwa
Yale Romanization? kwa

Etymology 1[edit]

곿



고 ← → 괘

Syllable[edit]

(gwa)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (used after words ending in a vowel) (wa)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[kwa̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? gwa
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gwa
McCune–Reischauer? kwa
Yale Romanization? kwa

Particle[edit]

(gwa)

  1. and
    연필
    chaek-gwa yeonpil
    pencil and book
  2. with; together with
    가족 같이 가세요?
    Gajok-gwa gachi gaseyo?
    Are [you] going with [your] family?
  3. in relation to

Usage notes[edit]

(gwa) is used only at the end of words ending in a consonant. (wa) replaces it after words ending in a vowel.

Etymology 3[edit]

Reading of various Chinese characters.

Noun[edit]

(gwa) (hanja )

  1. Academic subject or field of inquiry.

(gwa) (hanja )

  1. lesson
    제1(일)
    je1(il)gwa
    the first lesson

Suffix[edit]

—과 (-gwa)

  1. An academic department.
    물리학
    mullihak-gwa
    department of physics
  2. A taxonomic family.
    사다샛
    sadasaet-gwa
    Pelecanidae

Syllable[edit]

(gwa)

  1. , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,