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U+B300, 대
HANGUL SYLLABLE DAE
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input:e-o

[U+B2FF]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B301]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]





다 ←→ 댜

Syllable[edit]

(dae)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

The Gyerim yusa (계림유사 / 鷄林類事), composed in the 12th century, notes that "bamboo is called " (Middle Chinese (MC tɑiH), Sino-Korean (, dae)).

The Doosan Encyclopedia[1] writes that (dae, “bamboo”) is derived from Chinese (, juk), specifically from the "southern Chinese" pronunciation of tek (cf. Hokkien (tek)). For Japanese etymology, please refer to (take).

Noun[edit]

(dae)

  1. bamboo
  2. stalk, stem
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Contraction of - (da hae). < -다고 (dago hae).

Suffix[edit]

—대 (-dae)

  1. (informal non-polite) An expression used to indirectly tell something the speaker heard from another person.
  2. (informal non-polite) An expression used to ask about something the listener knows from having heard it.

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (tower)

Counter[edit]

(dae) (hanja )

  1. vehicles (cars, airplanes), machinery (incl. computers)
Usage notes[edit]
  • As with most Korean counters (a.k.a. classifiers), (dae) is preceded by native Korean numerals.

Etymology 5[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Prefix[edit]

대— (dae-) (hanja )

  1. big, great
Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 대나무[Bambusoideae]”, in 두피디아[1] (in Korean), (Please provide a date or year)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from National Institute of Korean Language's Korean-English Learners' Dictionary, on which all materials are distributed and can be used according to the Creative Commons Attribution - Share Alike License. [2] .