Korean Word Entry

削減
Hangul:삭감
Revised Romanization:saggam
Definition: curtail, cutback, reduction, retrench

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Chinese characters used in this word

plane, sharpen, whittle, pare, shave, scrape off, trim
Readings
Mandarin: ㄒㄩㄝ (xuē), ㄒㄧㄠ (xiāo), ㄒㄩㄝˋ (xuè), ㄑㄧㄠˋ (qiào), ㄕㄠˋ (shào)
Cantonese: soek3
Japanese: サク (saku)、 ショウ (shou) / けず.る (kezuru)、 はつ.る (hatsuru)、 そ.ぐ (sogu)
Korean: 삭 (sag)
Vietnamese: tước

dwindle, decrease, reduce, decline, curtail, get hungry, subtract, diminish
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄢˇ (jiǎn)
Cantonese: gaam2
Japanese: ゲン (gen)、 カン (kan) / へ.る (heru)、 へ.らす (herasu)
Korean: 감 (gam)
Vietnamese: giảm
Variants
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