조각

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Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?jogak
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jogag
McCune–Reischauer?chogak
Yale Romanization?cokak

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 조각 (Yale: cwòkàk).

Noun[edit]

조각 (jogak)

  1. a piece (of an object); sliver

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 彫刻.

Noun[edit]

조각 (jogak) (hanja 彫刻/雕刻)

  1. sculpture
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 組閣.

Noun[edit]

조각 (jogak) (hanja 組閣)

  1. (politics) forming a cabinet
Derived terms[edit]

Middle Korean[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

조각 (cwòkàk) (locative 조가개〮 (cwòkàk-áy))

  1. piece; sliver
    • 1447, Seokbo sangjeol 釋譜詳節 / 석보상절, page 21:30b:
      머리〮ᄅᆞᆯ〮 닐굽〮 조가개〮 ᄢᅢ텨〮 (ᅙᅡᆼ)()(쓩〮)ㅅ 가〮지 ᄀᆞ〮티 호〮리니〮
      mèlí-lól nìlkwúp cwòkàk-áy pskày-thyé QÀ.LÌ.SSYWÚ-s kácì kóthì hwólìní
      Their heads will be split into seven pieces, just like the branches of an arjaka tree.

Descendants[edit]

  • Korean: 조각 (jogak)