재기하다

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From proper name 성 재기 (Sung Jaegi) + 하다 (hada, “to do”)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[t͡ɕe̞ɡiɦa̠da̠]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? jaegihada
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jaegihada
McCune–Reischauer? chaegihada
Yale Romanization? caykihata

Verb[edit]

재기하다 (jaegihada)

  1. to kill oneself

Usage notes[edit]

This term is in reference to Sung Jaegi, a Korean men's rights activist who died during a suicide-related publicity stunt in 2013. This term is often considered to be offensive and non-formal. Typically used by Korean feminists/women's rights activists.

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