Sino-Korean word from 時計, an orthographic borrowing from Japanese 時計 (tokei)
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?||sigye|
시계 • (sigye) (hanja 時計)
- a timepiece
시계가 12시를 울림과 동시에, 나는 첫 울음소리를 냈다고 한다.
- Sigye-ga yeoldusi-reul ullim-gwa dongsie, na-neun cheot ureumsori-reul naetdago handa.
- It was remarked that the clock began to strike, and I began to cry, simultaneously.
- 1869, Dickens, David Copperfield, chapter 1 (The original sentence in English)