기니

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English Guinea or French Guinée.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[kini]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? Gini
Revised Romanization (translit.)? Gini
McCune–Reischauer? Kini
Yale Romanization? Kini

Proper noun[edit]

기니 (Gini)

  1. Guinea

Etymology 2[edit]

From 길다 (gilda, “to be long”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[ˈkiːni]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? gini
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gini
McCune–Reischauer? kini
Yale Romanization? kīni

Adjective[edit]

기니 (gini) (sequential of 길다)

  1. Sequential form of 길다 (gilda, “to be long”), thus often "as a consequence of being long" or "so long that."