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U+AD8C, 권
HANGUL SYLLABLE GWEON
Composition: + +

[U+AD8B]
Hangul Syllables
[U+AD8D]




구 ←→ 궤

Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gwon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gwon
McCune–Reischauer?kwŏn
Yale Romanization?kwen

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (scroll)

Counter[edit]

(gwon) (hanja )

  1. volumes
    • ; 두 ; 세 ; 네
      han gwon; du gwon; se gwon; ne gwon
      one volume; two volumes; three volumes; four volumes
Usage notes[edit]

As with most Korean counters (a.k.a. classifiers), (gwon) is preceded by native Korean numerals.

See also[edit]

  • Counters: (si, “o'clock”), 시간 (sigan, “hours”), (beon, “times”), (sal, “years”), 사람 (saram, “people”), (bun, “(honorific) people”), 마리 (mari, “animals”), (gap, “cases”), (chae, “houses”)

Noun[edit]

(gwon) (hanja )

  1. volume; book

Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

—권 (-gwon) (hanja )

  1. power; right