약간

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 若干, from (seeming) + (how much)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [ja̠k̚k͈a̠n]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR yakgan
RR (translit.) yaggan
MC yakkan
Yale yakqkan

Noun[edit]

약간 (yakgan) (hanja 若干)

  1. smallness, triviality (usually in the form of 약간)

Adverb[edit]

약간 (yakgan) (hanja 若干)

  1. a little, a bit; somewhat
    다리가 아직도 아픈가요? 지금은 아주 약간이요.
    Dari-ga ajik-do apeun-gayo? - Jigeum-eun aju yakganiyo.
    Does your leg still hurt? - Just a bit now.