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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 恐喝, from (fearsome) + (scolding)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[ˈko̞ːŋɡa̠ɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[:]
Revised Romanization? gonggal
Revised Romanization (translit.)? gonggal
McCune–Reischauer? konggal
Yale Romanization? kōngkal

NounEdit

공갈 (gonggal) (hanja 恐喝)

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