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Character  러 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+B7EC
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry f-j


Etymology 1[edit]

럐 ←

레 →


(transliterations: RR leo, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale le)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Inflectional suffix[edit]

- (-reo)

  1. in order to
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”) → (palreo, “in order to sell”)
See also[edit]