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Character U+3131, ㄱ
Name HANGUL LETTER KIYEOK
Block Hangul Compatibility Jamo
[U+3130] [U+3132]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]





구 ← → 궤

Syllable[edit]

‎(gwon)

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

Etymology 2[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”)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(gwon) ‎(hanja )

  1. volume; book