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U+B7EC, 러
HANGUL SYLLABLE REO
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input: f-j

[U+B7EB]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B7ED]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]





럐 ← → 레

Syllable[edit]

(reo)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Suffix[edit]

-—러 (--reo)

  1. in order to
    • 이거 일본까지 갔다 왔어. (Igeo sareo ilbonkkaji gatda wasseo., “I even visited Japan to buy this.”)
Usage notes[edit]

The suffix - (-reo) takes the sequential form, and if the preceding verb ends in (l), the (l) does not drop out.

E.g. 먹다 (먹으니/먹으면) (meokda (meogeuni/meogeumyeon), “to eat”) → 먹으 (meogeureo, “in order to eat”)
팔다 (파니/면) (palda (pani/palmyeon), “to sell”) → (palleo, “in order to sell”)
See also[edit]