뒷간

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(dwi, “back”) + (-s-) + (, gan, “room”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɥiːt̚k͈a̠n] ~ [ˈtɥiːk͈a̠n] ~ [ˈtyːt̚k͈a̠n] ~ [ˈtyːk͈a̠n]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː/ː]
Revised Romanization? dwitgan
Revised Romanization (translit.)? dwisgan
McCune–Reischauer? twitkan
Yale Romanization? twīsqkan

Noun[edit]

뒷간 (dwitgan)

  1. toilet
    뒷간에 갈 적 마음 다르고 올 적 마음 다르다. 
    Dwitgane gal jeok ma-eum dareugo ol jeok ma-eum dareuda.
    (Korean saying) Danger past, God forgotten.

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