친구

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Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 親舊, from (relative) + (old)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕʰinɡu]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? chin-gu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? chingu
McCune–Reischauer? ch'in'gu
Yale Romanization? chinkwu
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Noun[edit]

친구 (chin-gu) (hanja 親舊)

  1. friend
    • 매리 나의 친구 
      maerineun naui chin-guda
      Mary is my friend.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (beot, “friend”)
  • (ul, “kinsfolk, clan”)
  • 친지 (親知, chinji, “kith, acquaintance”)

Related terms[edit]

  • (, chin, “kin, kinship, kindness, friendship”)

See also[edit]