Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
NounKwukyel (uncountable) (Yale Romanization of 구결, 口訣)
- One of three early systems for writing Korean phonetically with Chinese characters before the invention of the modern hangul (한글) script, resembling the old Japanese kanbun-kundoku (漢文訓読) style. The other two ancient Korean systems were hyangchal and idu.
Some of the ideograms that were used phonetically in kwukyel: