KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Myobeopyeonhwagyeong eonhae (妙法蓮華經諺解 / 묘법연화경언해), 1463, as Middle Korean 가락 (Yale: kàlàk), probably derived from Proto-Korean *katoL.

PronunciationEdit

Revised Romanization? garak
Revised Romanization (translit.)? galag
McCune–Reischauer? karak
Yale Romanization? kalak
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NounEdit

가락 (garak)

  1. spindle; distaff
  2. strand
  3. melody

CounterEdit

가락 (garak)

  1. counter for any long, thin object
  2. counter for songs

Derived termsEdit