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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]




긤 ←

깜 →

Syllable[edit]

‎(gim)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Noun[edit]

‎(gim)

  1. steam, vapor
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

gim (laver)

Of native Korean origin.

Noun[edit]

‎(gim)

  1. laver (nori, a type of edible seaweed in the genus Porphyra)
  2. weed (unwanted plant)
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • 매다 (maeda, “to weed (unwanted grasses out of a cultivated area)”)
  • 미역 (miyeok, “sea mustard”)

Etymology 4[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Adverb[edit]

‎(gim)

  1. verge, occasion, opportunity

Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from ‎(gold)

Proper noun[edit]

‎(Gim) ‎(hanja )

  1. Kim (most common surname in Korea)

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