(heuk, “black go pieces”).

KoreanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Korean word from  (“black”) .

NounEdit

(heuk) (hanja )

  1. The color black.
  2. (board games) A black stone used in the game of go.
SynonymsEdit
  • 흑색 (heuksaek, “black”, 黑色)
  • 검은색 (geomeunsaek, “black”)
  • 흑지 (heukji, “black go stone”)

SyllableEdit

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  1. : black
    (eumhun reading: 검을 흑 (geomeul heuk))

Etymology 2Edit

Onomatopoietic rendering of the sharp intake of breath when surprised or crying.

InterjectionEdit

(heuk)

  1. Sobbing.
  2. Expressing shock or disappointment.
Related termsEdit
  • (heok)
  • 허걱 (heogeok)

ReferencesEdit

  • Marked as an adverb in the 표준국어대사전 (pyojun-gugeodaesajeon, “Unabridged Dictionary of Korean”), without explanation. [1]
Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 10:18