U+B2C9, 닉
HANGUL SYLLABLE NIG
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[U+B2C8]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B2CA]

KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [nik̚]
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Revised Romanization? nik
Revised Romanization (translit.)? nig
McCune–Reischauer? nik
Yale Romanization? nik

Etymology 1Edit





늬 ←→ 다

SyllableEdit

(nik)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Etymology 2Edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

SyllableEdit

(nik)

  1. : to hide
    (eumhun reading: 숨쉴 (sumswil nik))
    (MC reading: (MC ɳɨk̚))
  2. : to drown
    (eumhun reading: 빠질 (ppajil nik))
    (MC reading: (MC ȵɨɐk̚, nek̚))
Alternative formsEdit
  • (ik) (South Korea)
Usage notesEdit

In South Korea, the hanja above are read as (ik) when used as a single word or as the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound. However, the reading (nik) is retained when the hanja is not part of the first syllable of a Sino-Korean compound. This is known as 두음 법칙 (頭音法則, dueum beopchik).

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