무엇

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Korean[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (in speech) (mwo)

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as 므스것 (Yale: musukes).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

무엇 (mueot)

  1. (interrogative pronoun) what - used in questions
    • 이게 예요?
      Ige mwoyeyo?
      What is this?
    • 라고 했어요?
      mworago haesseoyo?
      What did [you] say?
  2. something, anything

See also[edit]

As object