사촌

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 四寸, from (four) + (degree of kinship). A degree of kinship is the relationship between a parent and a child, so a cousin is four degrees of kinship away from the speaker (speaker to parent, parent to grandparent, grandparent to uncle, uncle to first cousin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? sachon
Revised Romanization (translit.)? sachon
McCune–Reischauer? sach'on
Yale Romanization? sāchon

Noun[edit]

사촌 (sachon) (hanja 四寸)

  1. first cousin (male or female)

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