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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as  (Yale: mas).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(mat)

  1. taste, flavor
    이 있다‎ ― masi itda ― tasty
    수프 이 어떻습니까?
    Supeu masi eotteoseumnikka?
    How do you like the soup?
  2. taste, relish, zest
  3. experience, knowledge
Related terms[edit]
  • Ablaut form: (meot)

Etymology 2[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(mat)

  1. razor clam, solen