KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit



멿

멕 ←

몍 →

SyllableEdit

(transliterations: RR myeok, RRT , McCune–Reischauer myŏk, Yale myek)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

NounEdit

(myeok)

  1. throat (the front of the neck)
  2. (outdoor) bathing, dipping (as in the river)

SynonymsEdit

  • 멱살 (-sal, -sar)

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • 멱살 (-sal, -sar) flesh or collar around the throat or front of the neck
  • 멱씨름 (-ssireum) struggle by grabbing the other's or each other's throat or collar
  • 멱따다 (-ttada) To cut the throat
  • 멱찌르다 (-jjireuda) To pierce the throat

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 12:03