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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




공 ←

괭 →

Syllable[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly a contraction of 고방 (庫房, gobang, “storage room”).

Noun[edit]

‎(gwang)

  1. a place of storage, especially a granary.
    Proverb: 광에서 인심 난다 (gwang-eseo insim nanda, “compassion comes from the storehouse”) i.e. only when one is provided for can one care for others

Etymology 3[edit]

Reading of the hanja (, gwang, “light”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(gwang)

  1. light; a light
  2. luster, sheen
    note: in this sense the vowel is lengthened, IPA(key): kwaːŋ
    광을 내다 (gwang-eul naeda, “to be lustrous”)

Etymology 4[edit]

Reading of various hanja.

Syllable[edit]

‎(gwang)

  1. : light
    (eumhun reading: ‎(bit gwang))
  2. : breadth
    (eumhun reading: 넓을 ‎(neolbeul gwang))
  3. : mine
    (eumhun reading: 광물 ‎(gwangmul gwang))
  4. : madness
    (eumhun reading: 미칠 ‎(michil gwang))
  5. : jade flute
    (eumhun reading: 옥피리 ‎(okpiri gwang))
  6. : sparkle
    (eumhun reading: 용소슴할 ‎(mul yongsoseumhal gwang))
  7. : to set right
    (eumhun reading: 바룰 ‎(barul gwang))
  8. : brightness
    (eumhun reading: 밝을 ‎(balgeul gwang))
  9. : tomb
    (eumhun reading: 광 광 ‎(gwang gwang))
  10. : bladder
    (eumhun reading: 오줌통 ‎(ojumtong gwang))
  11. : basket
    (eumhun reading: 광주리 ‎(gwangjuri gwang))
  12. : feast
    (eumhun reading: 성찬 ‎(seongchan gwang))
  13. : hot sun
    (eumhun reading: 햇빛 뜨거울 ‎(haetbit tteugeoul gwang))