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Korean[edit]




삐 ←

새 →

Etymology[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Development since Middle Korean: *sos.h > sas.h > sas > sath. Original meaning was "gap between two objects", and is cognate with 사이 (sai).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(sat)

  1. groin, crotch
  2. fork, slit, gap, space between two objects

Synonyms[edit]

  • 사타구니 (sataguni, “groin, crotch”)
  • 가랑이 (garang-i, “groin, crotch”)
  • 갈래 (gallae, “branch, fork”)
  • 고랑 (gorang, “furrow”)
  • (gol, “furrow”)
  • (teum, “slit, gap”)

Derived terms[edit]

  • 샅바 (satba, “(Korean traditional wrestler's) thigh band”)
  • 샅샅이 (satsachi, “all over, thoroughly”)

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • 가르다 (gareuda, “to divide, split”)