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Character  라 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+B77C
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry f-k

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




띠 ←

래 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR la, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale la)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflectional suffix[edit]

(ra)

  1. (formal) a plain style imperative ending
    다음 방정식의 해를 구하.
    Da-eum bangjeongsigui haereul guhara.
    Find the solutions of following equations.

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -라 (-ra) is attached to the sequential form, and if the verb ends in the consonant (l), the (l) does not drop out.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Contraction of 라고 (rago)

Particle[edit]

(ra)

  1. used after direct quotation
    아버지는 "신경필요 없다." 일축하곤 하셨다.
    Abeojineun "sin-gyeong sseul piryo eopda."ra ilchukhagon hasyeotda.
    My father often dismissed me saying "Don't bother with it."

Inflectional suffix[edit]

(ra)

  1. (after verb) that sb should ...
  2. (after 이다 to be, 아니다 not to be) that ...
    들이 뭐 나는 내 갈 을 가겠다.
    Namdeuri mwora hadeun naneun nae gal gireul gagetda.
    I will go my way, not caring what people say.

Usage notes[edit]

The particle 라 (ra) has its alternative form, 이라 (ira). The former appears after a vowel, and the latter appears after a consonant.

The suffix -라 (-ra) takes the sequential form, and if the stem ends in (l), the (l) does not drop out.

The suffix -라 (-ra) is for present tense only, and if other tenses are needed, - (-da) is used.

Etymology 4[edit]

Contraction of 라서 (raseo)

Synonyms[edit]

Inflectional suffix[edit]

(ra)

  1. (after 이다 to be, 아니다 not to be) because, since
    유기농 그런지 많이 비싸다.
    Yuginong-ira geureonji mani bissada.
    This is much expensive, perhaps because it's organic.

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -라 (-ra) is for present tense only, and if other tenses are needed, - (-eo) and -어서 (-eoseo) are used.

Etymology 5[edit]

Inflectional suffix[edit]

(ra)

  1. (after 아니다 (anida, “not to be”)) and, but
    친구가 아니 원수다, 아주.
    Chin-guga anira wonsuda, aju.
    You're much like an enemy rather than a friend.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

Inflectional suffix[edit]

(ra)

  1. (archaic, after 이다 to be, 아니다 not to be) a plain style present tense declarative ending

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 7[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(ra)

  1. , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,