KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 感氣, from (to feel) + (qi)

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ˈka̠(ː)mɡi]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?gamgi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?gamgi
McCune–Reischauer?kamgi
Yale Romanization?kāmki

NounEdit

감기 (gamgi) (hanja 感氣)

  1. a cold; influenza
    감기가 들다
    gamgi-ga deulda
    to catch a cold (Literally, "A cold enters")
    감기에 걸리다
    gamgi-e geollida
    to catch a cold

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • 코감기 (kogamgi, “runny nose, cold affecting the nose”)
  • 목감기 (mokgamgi, “sore throat, cold affecting the neck”)