kwukyel

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Korean 구결 (gugyeol), from Middle Chinese 口訣 (MC kʰəuX kwet̚, “mnemonic rhyme”), from (mouth) +‎ (rhymed saying). The spelling comes from the Yale romanization kwūkyel.

Noun[edit]

kwukyel (uncountable)

  1. One of three early systems for writing Korean phonetically with Chinese characters before the invention of the modern hangul script.