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Character
Unicode name HANGUL SYLLABLE SEO
Code point U+C11C
Entity number 서
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Composition +
Dubeolsik input t-j
[U+C11B] [U+C11D]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




섀 ←

세 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR seo, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale se)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Noun[edit]

(seo) (hanja 西)

  1. west

(seo) (hanja )

  1. book

(seo) (hanja )

  1. prosperity

Etymology 3[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Compare (set, “three”)

Noun[edit]

(seo)

  1. three; Variant form of .
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Of native Korean origin. Compare 에서 (eseo, “from, in, at, on”)

Particle[edit]

(seo)

  1. (denoting movement) from
  2. (locative, denoting a place where something happens) in, at, on
Usage notes[edit]
  • (seo) is the simple form of 에서 (eseo), used for phonetic reasons.
Synonyms[edit]