기니

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English Guinea or French Guinée.

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [kini]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR Gini
RR (translit.) Gini
MC Kini
Yale Kini

Proper noun[edit]

기니 (Gini)

  1. Guinea

Etymology 2[edit]

From 길다 (gilda, “to be long”).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [ˈkiːni]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR gini
RR (translit.) gini
MC kini
Yale 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."