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Character  배 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+BC30
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry q-o

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]



밿

바 ←

뱌 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR bae, RRT , McCune–Reischauer pae, Yale pay)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Yongbi eocheonga (龍飛御天歌 / 용비어천가), 1447, as  (Yale: poy). Compare Japanese (fune, ship).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(bae)

  1. ship, boat, vessel
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Hunmong jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527, as  (Yale: poy). Compare Japanese (hara, stomach), 孕む (haramu, to become pregnant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(bae)

  1. belly, abdomen, bulge, bilge
  2. stomach, bowels
  3. womb
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(bae)

  1. pear

Etymology 5[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Noun[edit]

(bae) (hanja )

  1. double, twice, twofold

Suffix[edit]

(bae) (hanja )

  1. times