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EtymologyEdit

First attested in the Neungeomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean ᄉᆡᆼ각 (soyngkak).

The hanja spellings of 生覺 and 省覺 are ateji.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[sʰe̞ŋɡa̠k̚]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? saenggak
Revised Romanization (translit.)? saenggag
McCune–Reischauer? saenggak
Yale Romanization? sayngkak

NounEdit

생각 (saenggak) (hanja 生覺, 省覺)

  1. idea; thought

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