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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




뱬 ←

벤 →

Syllable[edit]

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from  (“turn”) .

Noun[edit]

(beon) (hanja )

  1. occasion, time (as in first time, second time, etc.)

Counter[edit]

(beon) (hanja )

  1. times
    • ; 두; 세; 네
      hanbeon; dubeon; sebeon; nebeon
      one time; two times; three times; four times
Usage notes[edit]

As with most count words (a.k.a. classifiers), (beon) is preceded by native Korean numerals.

See also[edit]
  • (si, “o'clock”), 시간 (sigan, “hours”), (gap, “packs”), (sal, “years”), 사람 (saram, “people”), (bun, “(honorific) people”), 마리 (mari, “animals”), (gwon, “volumes”), (chae, “houses”)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb form.

Determiner[edit]

(beon) (past determiner of 벌다)

  1. having been earned