U+C871, 족
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Hangul Syllables

졔 ←→ 좌

Korean edit

Pronunciation edit

Revised Romanization?jok
Revised Romanization (translit.)?jog
Yale Romanization?cok

Etymology 1 edit

Ideophone edit

Ablaut/harmonic pair
Yin-form (juk)
Yang-form (jok)


  1. (of small objects) in a manner arranged in a row; while arranging in a row
  2. (of a recitation or story) without a break; in one seating
  3. (of a small thing) tearing in one continuous stroke
  4. (of a small amount of liquid) sucking or gulping in one continuous stroke
  5. (of a small thing) stretching in a broad manner
  6. looking over in one glance (over a relatively small area)
Derived terms edit
See also edit
  • (ssok, “protruding deeply”)

Etymology 2 edit

Sino-Korean word from (foot)

Noun edit

(jok) (hanja )

  1. foot
  2. used to form nouns with the meaning "to attain; to satisfy"
    (不足)bujokinsufficiency; inadequacy
Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Sino-Korean word from (clan; tribe)

Noun edit

(jok) (hanja )

  1. clan; tribe; ethnic group
    (民族)minjokpeople; nation; ethnicity
  2. group or class of things with common features
Derived terms edit

Etymology 4 edit

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable edit


  1. : foot
    (eumhun reading: (bal jok))
    (MC reading: (MC tsjowk))
  2. : clan; tribe; ethnic group
    (eumhun reading: 겨레 (gyeore jok))
    (MC reading: (MC dzuwk))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC tshuwk))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC tsuwk))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC tshuwk))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC tsjowk))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC tshuwk))
  8. 踿:
    (MC reading: 踿)

References edit

  • Supreme Court of the Republic of Korea (대한민국 대법원, Daehanmin'guk Daebeobwon) (2018). Table of hanja for personal names (인명용 한자표 / 人名用漢字表, Inmyeong-yong hanja-pyo), page 38. [1]
  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [2]