가장

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Of native Korean origin. First recorded in the Seokbo Sangjeol in 1447.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

가장 ‎(gajang)

  1. The most.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from  (“fake”) and (“burial”)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

가장 ‎(gajang) ‎(hanja 假葬)

  1. A hurried or temporary burial
  2. Burying a child

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from 家長, from  (“family”) and (“master”)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

가장 ‎(gajang) ‎(hanja 家長)

  1. the head of a family

ReferencesEdit

  • 2004, Ju Haeng (이주행) Lee; Lee Kyu Hang (이규항), Kim Sang Jun (김상준), “가장”, in 한국어 발음사전: Korean Pronouncing Dictionary, Seoul: Jigu Publishing, ISBN 89-7006-165-7, page 27:
  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), “가장”, 표준국어대사전[1], retrieved 2007-01-03
  • National Institute of the Korean Language (Naver.com mirror), “가장”, 표준국어대사전[2], retrieved 2007-01-03
  • 2005, Choe, Jong-du (최종두), ed., “가장”, in 새국어사전, Seoul: Isangsa, page 8:
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