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Hangul Syllables

키 ←→ 태


Etymology 1Edit

Of native Korean origin. From Middle Korean ᄩᅥᆨ (Yale: pthek). Onomatopoeic.


Revised Romanization?tak
Revised Romanization (translit.)?tag
Yale Romanization?thak


Ablaut/harmonic pair
Yin-form (teok)
Yang-form (tak)


  1. (onomatopoeia) with a sudden collision
  2. (onomatopoeia) with spitting
  3. with a sudden release or dissipation of a pent up emotion
  4. (of a physical space) widely set out in an invigorating manner
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Reading of various hanja.



  1. : request
    (eumhun reading: 부탁할 (butakhal tak))
    (MC reading: (MC tʰɑk̚))
  2. : flow
    (eumhun reading: 흐릴 (heuril tak))
    (MC reading: (MC ɖˠʌk̚))
  3. : height
    (eumhun reading: 높을 (nopeul tak))
    (MC reading: (MC ʈˠʌk̚))
  4. : bell
    (eumhun reading: 목탁 (moktak tak))
    (MC reading: (MC dɑk̚))
  5. : cleaning
    (eumhun reading: 씻을 (ssiseul tak))
    (MC reading: (MC ɖˠauH, ɖˠʌk̚))
  6. : picking
    (eumhun reading: 뽑을 (ppobeul tak))
    (MC reading: (MC ɖˠʌk̚))
  7. : polishing
    (eumhun reading: (jjol tak))
    (MC reading: (MC ʈˠʌk̚))
  8. : appointing
    (eumhun reading: 맡길 (matgil tak))
    (MC reading: )
  9. : bigness
    (eumhun reading: (keul tak))
    (MC reading: (MC ʈˠʌk̚))
  10. : pecking
    (eumhun reading: (jjol tak))
    (MC reading: (MC tuk̚, ʈˠʌk̚))
  11. : openness
    (eumhun reading: (yeol tak))
    (MC reading: )
  12. : scheming
    (eumhun reading: 꾀할 (kkoehal tak))
    (MC reading: (MC duoH, dɑk̚))
  13. : cultivation
    (eumhun reading: 개척할 (gaecheokhal tak))
    (MC reading: (MC tʰɑk̚, t͡ɕiᴇk̚))
  14. : bursting
    (eumhun reading: 터질 (teojil tak))
    (MC reading: )
  15. : brightness
    (eumhun reading: 밝을 (balgeul tak))
    (MC reading: (MC ʈˠʌk̚, ʈʰˠʌk̚))
  16. : name
    (eumhun reading: 사람 이름 (saram ireum tak))
    (MC reading: )