기역

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Korean[edit]

기역 (giyeok)

Etymology[edit]

Coined at 1527 as 基役 in Hunmongjahoe(訓蒙字會, Introductions of the Letters for Youth), written by the court interpreter Choe Sejin. Each Sino-korean letter is used only for showing Korean pronunciation, as Sino-korean has the initial in its pronunciation, and has the final ㄱ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kijʌ̹k̚/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): giyeokRR (transliteration): giyeogMC: kiyŏkYale: kiyek

Noun[edit]

기역 (giyeok)

  1. giyeok - the name of the first jamo, (g) in hangeul.

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