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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ɕʰiɡa̠n]
    • (file)
  • Phonetic hangeul: []
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?sigan
Revised Romanization (translit.)?sigan
McCune–Reischauer?sigan
Yale Romanization?sikan

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 간의 / 간에 / 간까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch only on the first syllable, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

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 similiar 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.

Derived termsEdit