주어

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 主語, from  (“chief”) and (“word”).

Noun[edit]

주어 (jueo) (hanja 主語)

  1. (grammar) subject (of a sentence)

Etymology 2[edit]

Form of 주다 (juda, “to give”).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (jwo) (chiefly in speech)

Verb[edit]

주어 (jueo) (infinitive of 주다)

  1. Infinitive of 주다 (juda, “to give”), thus often "upon giving"; "having given."