김치

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김치 (gimchi)

Etymology[edit]

From the pre-modern term 침채 (沈菜, chimchae, “soaked vegetables”), evolving via dimchae and timchae in the period of the Three Kingdoms into jimchi, and finally kimchi. (Formerly referred to as ji.)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [kimt͡ɕʰi]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR gimchi
RR (translit.) gimchi
MC kimch'i
Yale kimchi

Noun[edit]

김치 (gimchi)

  1. kimchi; a dish made with fermented, seasoned vegetables