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See also: -매

(see above for suffixes)

See also:
U+B9E4, 매
HANGUL SYLLABLE MAE
Composition: +

[U+B9E3]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B9E5]



맿
마 ←→ 먀

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(mae, Falco peregrinus)

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 매〯 (Yale: mǎy).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(mae) (counter 마리)

  1. hawk
  2. (specifically) the peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus)
    Synonym: 송골 (songgol)
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Seokbo sangjeol (釋譜詳節 / 석보상절), 1447, as Middle Korean 매〮 (Yale: máy).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(mae)

  1. whip, cane, rod (used for beating)
    벌다mae-reul beoldato make a rod for your own back (literally, “to have earned a whipping”)
    맞다mae-reul matdato be beaten with a cane
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

(mae, millstone).

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as Middle Korean 매〮 (Yale: máy).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(mae)

  1. (uncommon in isolation) millstone
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Determiner[edit]

(mae) (hanja )

  1. every; each
    maedalevery month
    maehaeevery year
    maekkievery meal
    경기마다 최선 다하면서 임한다.
    Geu-neun mae gyeonggi-mada choeseon-eul da-ha-myeonseo im-handa.
    He does his best in every game.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

First attested in the Neung-eomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean ᄆᆡ이〮 (Yale: mòyí), originally the adverbial form of Middle Korean ᄆᆡᆸ다〮 (Yale: mòyp-tá, “to be severe”) > modern 맵다 (maepda, to be spicy), but no longer perceivable as such due to sound and semantic shifts.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

(mae) (now chiefly dialectal)

  1. carefully, with rapt attention
    해라.Ir-eul mae haera.Do the work carefully.
  2. severely
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Counter[edit]

(mae) (hanja )

  1. Counter for sheets (e.g. paper or tickets)
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 7[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Ideophone[edit]

(mae)

  1. baa! (the bleating of a sheep)
    하고 울었다.Yang-i mae hago ureotda.The sheep baaed.

Etymology 8[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(mae)

Extended content
  1. :
    (MC reading: (MC muʌiX, muʌiH))
  2. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠɛX))
  3. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠɛH))
  4. :
    (MC reading: (MC muʌiH))
  5. :
    (MC reading: (MC muʌi))
  6. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠɛi))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC muʌi))
  8. :
    (MC reading: (MC muʌiH))
  9. :
    (MC reading: (MC muʌi))
  10. :
    (MC reading: (MC mˠaX, mˠaH))
  11. :
    (MC reading: )