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See also: -마

(see above for the verbal suffix)

See also:
U+B9C8, 마
HANGUL SYLLABLE MA
Composition: +

[U+B9C7]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B9C9]
U+3212, ㈒
PARENTHESIZED HANGUL MIEUM A

[U+3211]
Enclosed CJK Letters and Months
[U+3213]
U+3272, ㉲
CIRCLED HANGUL MIEUM A

[U+3271]
Enclosed CJK Letters and Months
[U+3273]




리 ←→ 매

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ma
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ma
McCune–Reischauer?ma
Yale Romanization?ma

Noun[edit]

(ma) (hanja )

  1. (usually attributive with (-ui, genitive marker)) jinx; devil, demon; evil spirit / influence
    끼다/들다ma-ga kkida/deuldato be possessed/bedeviled

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Hunmin jeongeum haerye (訓民正音解例 / 훈민정음해례), 1446, as Middle Korean 맣〮 (Yale: máh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ma̠(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ma
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ma
McCune–Reischauer?ma
Yale Romanization?

Noun[edit]

(ma)

  1. General term for yam and plants from the family Dioscoreaceae

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ma
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ma
McCune–Reischauer?ma
Yale Romanization?ma

Noun[edit]

(ma) (hanja )

  1. hemp (Cannabis sativa)
    Synonym: (sam)

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?ma
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ma
McCune–Reischauer?ma
Yale Romanization?ma

Noun[edit]

(ma)

  1. mi (musical note)

Etymology 5[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(ma)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠa))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑ, muɑH))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠaX))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑ, muɑH))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠa))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠaX))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑ))
  8. :
    (MC reading: (MC muoX))
  9. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑ))
  10. :
    (MC reading: )
  11. :
    (MC reading: )
  12. :
    (MC reading: )
  13. :
    (MC reading: )
  14. :
    (MC reading: (MC ʈɨoH, ʈʰɨok̚))
  15. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠaH))
  16. :
    (MC reading: )
  17. :
    (MC reading: )
  18. :
    (MC reading: )
  19. :
    (MC reading: (MC muɑX))
  20. 麿:
    (MC reading: 麿)