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PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?sigan
Revised Romanization (translit.)?sigan
McCune–Reischauer?sigan
Yale Romanization?sikan

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from 時間, from (time) + (gap).

NounEdit

시간 (sigan) (hanja 時間)

  1. time
    비제한적 관계절(계속적 용법의 관계절)은, 시간이나 장소를 나타내는 접속사가 이끄는 절과 유사하게, 삽입구로 쓰인다.Bijehanjeok gwan'gyejeol(gyesokjeok yongbeobui gwan'gyejeol)eun, siganina jangsoreul natanaeneun jeopsoksaga ikkeuneun jeolgwa yusahage, sabipguro sseu'inda.Nonrestrictive relative clauses are parenthetic, as are similar clauses introduced by conjunctions indicating time or place.
  2. hour
    이번 시간에는 재미있는 춤을 배워 보도록 하겠습니다.Ibeon siganeneun jaemiinneun chumeul baewo bodorok hagetseumnida.In this hour, you'll learn interesting dancing.
  3. lesson
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Korean word from 時艱 (hard times).

NounEdit

시간 (sigan) (hanja 時艱)

  1. troubles or hardships of a specific time or era

Etymology 3Edit

Sino-Korean word from 屍姦, from (corpse) + (fornication).

NounEdit

시간 (sigan) (hanja 屍姦)

  1. necrophilia

Etymology 4Edit

Sino-Korean word from (corpse) + (admonish).

NounEdit

시간 (sigan) (hanja 屍諫)

  1. providing counsel to the king (even to the point of death)