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U+CF54, 코
HANGUL SYLLABLE KO
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:z-h

[U+CF53]
Hangul Syllables
[U+CF55]




켸 ←→ 콰

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

(ko, “nose”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ko
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ko
McCune–Reischauer?k'o
Yale Romanization?kho
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / 에 /

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch and also heightens the next suffixed syllable, unless it is 에.

Noun[edit]

(ko, “a stitch”).

(ko)

  1. nose
  2. nasal fluid
  3. tip
  4. a stitch in knitting
  5. a knot in a net

Related terms[edit]

  • 콧물 (konmul, “nasal fluid; snot”)
  • 코끼리 (kokkiri, “elephant”)