연기

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Noun[edit]

연기 (yeongi)

  1. contact, connection, liaison

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 演技, from (acting) + (talent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? yeon-gi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeongi
McCune–Reischauer? yŏn'gi
Yale Romanization? yēnki

Noun[edit]

연기 (yeon-gi, “acting”).

연기 (yeon-gi) (hanja 演技)

  1. acting
    메소드 연기
    mesodeu yeon-gi
    method acting
    훌륭한 배우 연기 하고 다는 조차 잊어야 한다.
    Hullyunghan bae-uneun yeon-gireul hago itdaneun geotjocha ijeoya handa.
    A good actor must forget the very fact that they are acting.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 煙氣, from (smoke) + (gas). Displaced native (nae) from Middle Korean ᄂᆡ〮 (Yale: nóy), probably because the latter came to develop a large number of homophones.

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? yeon-gi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeongi
McCune–Reischauer? yŏn'gi
Yale Romanization? yenki

Noun[edit]

연기 (yeon-gi, “smoke”).

연기 (yeon-gi) (hanja 煙氣)

  1. smoke
    자욱한 연기 마을 뒤덮.
    Jaukhan yeon-giga ma-eureul dwideopeotda.
    A thick smoke has shrouded the town.
    연기 들어가서 맵다.
    Yeon-giga nune deureogaseo maepda.
    It hurts because there is smoke in my eyes.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 延期, from (prolong) + (time).

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? yeon-gi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeongi
McCune–Reischauer? yŏn'gi
Yale Romanization? yenki

Noun[edit]

연기 (yeon-gi) (hanja 延期)

  1. postponement
    코로나19 사태 인하여 졸업식 연기 불가피하게 습니다.
    Korona19 sataero inhayeo joreopsik yeon-gineun bulgapihage doeeotseumnida.
    Due to the COVID-19 crisis, postponement of the graduation ceremony has become inescapable.
    일정 연기하게 양해 부탁드립니다.
    Iljeong-eul yeon-gihage doen jeom yanghaereul butakdeurimnida.
    We ask your pardon for the postponement of the events.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 緣起, from (dependent) + (arising)

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? yeon-gi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeongi
McCune–Reischauer? yŏn'gi
Yale Romanization? yenki

Noun[edit]

연기 (yeon-gi) (hanja 緣起)

  1. (Buddhism, philosophy) the doctrine of dependent origination, stating that all things are interconnected in causality
    • 2009, 해주스님, “연기(緣起)의 법칙”, in Bulkwang Media[1]:
      석존 출가 과제였던 중생고(衆生苦) 생사고(生死苦) 연기 의한 []
      Seokjon chulgaui gwajeyeotdeon jungsaenggo saengsagoga yeon-gie uihan geot []
      [] that the question for which the Shakyamuni [Buddha] carried out his renunciation, the suffering of the sentient beings and the suffering of the living and the dying, is caused by dependent origination.
  2. (southern Jeolla dialect) the ties between two people over the course of their lives
    Synonym: 인연(因緣) (inyeon, Standard Korean)
  3. (Buddhism) easy preaching that laymen can understand
  4. (Buddhism) a folktale about how a Buddhist temple was founded
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Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (year) + (record).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? yeon-gi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeongi
McCune–Reischauer? yŏn'gi
Yale Romanization? yenki

Noun[edit]

연기 (yeon-gi) (hanja 年記)

  1. the date of composition or creation, as recorded on an artistic work
    조각상 1528라는 연기 새겨져 있다.
    I jogaksang-eun 1528nyeoniraneun yeon-giga saegyeojyeo itda.
    This sculpture has the creation date of 1528 carved into it.
  2. (archaic) age
    Synonyms: 나이 (nai), 연세 (yeonse, honorific)
  3. (rare, formal, historical) annals (historical record of the year's events)
    Synonym: 연대기(年代記) (yeondaegi)

Etymology 6[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (year) + (period).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? yeon-gi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeongi
McCune–Reischauer? yŏn'gi
Yale Romanization? yenki

Noun[edit]

연기 (yeon-gi) (hanja 年期)

  1. (formal) a certain number of years

Etymology 7[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (connect) + (game of Go).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? yeon-gi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeongi
McCune–Reischauer? yŏn'gi
Yale Romanization? yenki

Noun[edit]

연기 (yeon-gi) (hanja 連棋)

  1. (game of go) a multiplayer game of Go, with teams playing each side; team members take turns and are not allowed to consult each other
    • 2016, “연세대, 서울대 꺾고 대학바둑 정상 복귀 [Yonsei University defeats Seoul, returns to top place in university Go]”, in Chosun Ilbo[4]:
      33 연기(連棋) 열린 2 []
      samdae sam yeon-giro yeollin igukseodo […]
      even in the second round, a multiplayer game pitting three against three []
    Hypernym: 바둑 (baduk, game of Go)
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Etymology 8[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (connect) + (record).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? yeon-gi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeongi
McCune–Reischauer? yŏn'gi
Yale Romanization? yenki

Noun[edit]

연기 (yeon-gi) (hanja 連記)

  1. (formal) Synonym of 병기(倂記) (byeonggi, writing side by side)

Etymology 9[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (swallow) + (path).

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? yeon-gi
Revised Romanization (translit.)? yeongi
McCune–Reischauer? yŏn'gi
Yale Romanization? yēnki

Proper noun[edit]

연기 (Yeon-gi) (hanja 燕岐)

  1. (~군) A former county of South Korea, annexed into Sejong City in 2012.
  2. (~면) A township of Sejong City.

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