U+D0A4, 키
HANGUL SYLLABLE KI
Composition: +

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Hangul Syllables
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킈 ←→ 타

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 킈〮 (Yale: khúy).

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ki
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ki
McCune–Reischauer?k'i
Yale Romanization?khi
  • South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: / /

    Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch and also heightens the next suffixed syllable.

NounEdit

(ki)

  1. height of a person or animal
    Synonym: 신장(身長) (sinjang)
    사람ki-ga keun saramtall person (lit. person whose height is large)

Etymology 2Edit

Of native Korean origin.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ki
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ki
McCune–Reischauer?k'i
Yale Romanization?khi

NounEdit

(ki)

  1. (nautical) rudder or helm (of a boat or ship)
    Synonym: 타(舵) (ta)

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from English key.

PronunciationEdit

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ki
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ki
McCune–Reischauer?k'i
Yale Romanization?khi

NounEdit

(ki)

  1. key (generally electronic)
    Synonym: (in general) 열쇠 (yeolsoe)