KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(kkeut, end, final) +‎ 장(張) (jang, page (of a book), counter for paper).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?kkeutjang
Revised Romanization (translit.)?kkeutjang
McCune–Reischauer?kkŭtchang
Yale Romanization?kkuth.cang

NounEdit

끝장 (kkeutjang)

  1. (literally) the final page
  2. the very end, a final situation with nothing left
  3. a doomed situation
    창문 엄마 우리 끝장이야.
    Changmun kkaen geo eommaga almyeon uri kkeutjang-iya.
    If Mom finds out that we broke the window, we're doomed.

Derived termsEdit

  • 끝장나다 (kkeutjangnada, “to be terminated, to be doomed”)
  • 끝장내다 (kkeutjangnaeda, “to terminate, to doom”)