공갈

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 恐喝, from  (“fearsome”) and (“scolding”)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

공갈 ‎(gonggal) ‎(hanja 恐喝)

  1. threatening behavior
  2. (law) blackmail; extortion
  3. (slang) falsehood
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