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KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 親舊, from (relative) + (old)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ɕʰinɡu/
  • Phonetic hangeul:
  • Romanizations: RR (transcription): chin-guRR (transliteration): chinguMC: ch'in'guYale: chinkwu

NounEdit

친구 (chin-gu) (hanja 親舊)

  1. friend

SynonymsEdit

  • (beot, “friend”)
  • (ul, “kinsfolk, clan”)
  • 친지 (親知, chinji, “kith, acquaintance”)

Related termsEdit

  • (, chin, “kin, kinship, kindness, friendship”)

See alsoEdit