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Character  아 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+C544
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry d-k

Cia-Cia[edit]

Numeral[edit]

(a)

  1. (cardinal) one; prenominal form of 이세
    아 미아
    a-mia
    one person

References[edit]

  • Van den Berg, Rene (1991). "Preliminary Notes on the Cia-Cia Language," in Excursies in Celebes, pp. 305-324.
  • Lee, Hwang & Abidin (2009). 바하사 찌아찌아 1. Hunminjeongeum Society: Seoul.

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




씨 ←

애 →

Syllable[edit]

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

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

(a)

  1. ah; oh

Etymology 3[edit]

Contraction of 아서 (aseo).

Alternative forms[edit]

Inflectional suffix[edit]

(a)

  1. and then, after
    그에게 가져 주었다.
    Chaegeul chaja geuege gajyeoda jueotda.
    I found the book and then gave it to him.
  2. and therefore, because
    기분좋다.
    Kkochi mana gibuni jota.
    I feel good because here are many flowers.
  3. by, by -ing; through
    우리는 전속력으로 기차역으로 갔다.
    Urineun jeonsongnyeogeuro ttwieo gichayeogeuro gatda.
    We ran at full speed to the station.

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix (a) / (eo) takes the infinitive forms.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Alternative forms[edit]

Inflectional suffix[edit]

(a)

  1. makes the infinitive form
    The infinitive form can be used to join a main verb and its auxiliary verb.
    이미 다.
    Chaegeun imi chaja noatda.
    I've found the book already.
    졌다.
    Kkochi manajyeotda.
    Here are more flowers than before.
  2. an intimate style declarative, interrogative, hortative, or imperative suffix
    음, ? 미안하지만어도 어쩔 .
    Eum, sireo? Mianhajiman sireodo eojjeol su eopseo.
    Hmm, you don't want to? I'm sorry but you can't avoid it even though you don't like it.

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix (a) / (eo) takes the infinitive forms.

Etymology 5[edit]

Reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(a)

  1. , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 娿, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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