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U+AD70, 군
HANGUL SYLLABLE GUN
Composition: + +

[U+AD6F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+AD71]


굿

교 ←→ 궈
See also: -군

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (army).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gun
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gun
McCune–Reischauer?kun
Yale Romanization?kwun

Noun[edit]

(gun) (hanja )

  1. army
    Synonym: 군대(軍隊) (gundae)
    러시아Reosia-gunthe Russian army
    입대하고자 휴학했습니다.
    Gun-e ipdae-hagoja hyuhak-haetseumnida.
    I took a leave of absence so as to join the army.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (prince; (polite) you).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gun
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gun
McCune–Reischauer?kun
Yale Romanization?kwun

Noun[edit]

(gun) (hanja )

  1. (historical) a noble title in historical East Asia; in Joseon Korea (1392—1897), particularly given to princes born of concubines and to esteemed ministers

Pronoun[edit]

(gun) (hanja )

  1. (dated, polite) you; used chiefly when addressing younger men.

Suffix[edit]

—군 (-gun) (hanja )

  1. Mr.; attached to names or surnames of young men to show a certain level of respect.
    Coordinate term: 양(孃) (yang, Miss, for women)
    홍길동 Hong-Gildong gunMr. Hong Gil-dong
Usage notes[edit]
  • Usually written with spaces.
  • Younger speakers tend to use the more general 씨(氏) (ssi).

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (county).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(gun) (hanja )

  1. county, a secondary administrative division of both North and South Korea.
Coordinate terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Modern Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(gun)

Extended content
  1. : soldier
    (eumhun reading: 군사 군 (gunsa gun))
    (MC reading: (MC kɨun))
  2. : monarch
    (eumhun reading: 임금 군 (imgeum gun))
    (MC reading: (MC kɨun))
  3. : village
    (eumhun reading: 고을 군 (go'eul gun))
    (MC reading: (MC ɡɨunH))
  4. : group
    (eumhun reading: 무리 군 (muri gun))
    (MC reading: (MC ɡɨun))
  5. : blockage
    (eumhun reading: 막힐 군 (makhil gun))
    (MC reading: (MC ɡˠiuɪnX))
  6. : skirt
    (eumhun reading: 치마 군 (chima gun))
    (MC reading: (MC ɡɨun))