KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Hunmong jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527, as Middle Korean 도관 (Yale: twokwan).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[to̞ɡa̠ni]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? dogani
Revised Romanization (translit.)? dogani
McCune–Reischauer? togani
Yale Romanization? tokani

NounEdit

도가니 (dogani)

  1. (literal and metaphoric) crucible
    • 2014, 대장장이 유이: 돼지부대
      어르신은 항상 도가니를 잘 관리해야 한다고 말했다. 
      Eoreusineun hangsang doganireul jal gwallihaeya handago malhaetda.
      The elder said that one must always take good care of the crucible.