기관

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 機關, from (machine) + (relation)

Noun[edit]

기관 (gigwan) (hanja 機關)

  1. engine; machine
  2. agency
    • 2018, Experts: Polio Could Again Spread Worldwide
      존 베르트푀이 박사는 미국의 보건 기관인 질병통제 및 예방 센터와 함께 한다.
      Jon bereuteupoei baksaneun migugui bogeon gigwanin jilbyeongtongje mit yebang senteowa hamkke handa.
      Dr. John Vertefeuille is with the U.S. government’s health protection agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 氣管, from (air, breath) + (pipe, tube)

Noun[edit]

기관 (gigwan) (hanja 氣管)

  1. trachea; windpipe

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 器官, from (receptacle) + (official)

Noun[edit]

기관 (gigwan) (hanja 器官)

  1. organ of the body