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Hangul Syllables


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Revised Romanization? jjok
Revised Romanization (translit.)? jjog
McCune–Reischauer? tchok
Yale Romanization? ccok

Etymology 1[edit]


쪠 ←→ 쫘



  1. (jjok)

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Gyechuk ilgi (癸丑日記 / 계축일기), c. 1600 , as Early Modern Korean  (Yale: ccwok).

Dependent noun[edit]


  1. side
  2. direction of approach or movement

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Bak Tongsa eonhae (朴通事諺解 / 박통사언해), 1677, as Early Modern Korean ᄧᅩᆨ (Yale: pcwok).



  1. a part, piece
  2. page
Derived terms[edit]
  • 쪽지 (jjokji, “note, slip of paper”)
See also[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Intensive form of (jok).



  1. (of small objects) in a manner indeed arranged in a row; while indeed arranging in a row
  2. (of a recitation or story) without any sort of break; in one single seating
  3. (of a small thing) tearing in one forceful continuous stroke
  4. (of a small amount of liquid) sucking or gulping in one forceful continuous stroke
  5. (of a small thing) stretching in a broad manner
  6. looking over in a forceful glance (over a relatively small area)
  7. (of a small object) while being split or cut in a single stroke
  8. while being drained (both literally and metaphorically)
  9. fashionably; sexily
Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

(jjok) is the yang vowel, or bright vowel, form of (jjuk).

In contemporary Korean, the yang vowels refer to /a/, /ɛ/, and /o/. In Korean ideophones and sensory words, forms with these vowels have a connotation of brightness, smallness, clearness, sharpness, youth, or positiveness.

(jjok) is the intensive consonant form of (jok).

In many Korean ideophones and sensory words, forms with consonants which are aspirated or tensed are intensive; they emphasize the degree to which the description is true.

Etymology 5[edit]




  1. (onomatopoeia) while kissing once
Derived terms[edit]
  • 쪽쪽 (jjokjjok, “while repeatedly kissing”)

Etymology 6[edit]



  1. (vulgar) face
Derived terms[edit]