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U+B9E4, 매
HANGUL SYLLABLE MAE
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input: a-o

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

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




맿
마 ← → 먀

Syllable[edit]

(mae)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the Worin seokbo (月印釋譜 / 월인석보), 1459, as  (Yale: may).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [mɛ̝]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR mae
RR (translit.) mae
MC mae
Yale may

Noun[edit]

(mae)

  1. hawk
  2. (specifically) the peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus
  3. baa

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(mae)

  1. whip, cane

Etymology 4[edit]

Suffix[edit]

- (-mae)

  1. shape
    몸매 (mommae, “body-shape, figure”)

Etymology 5[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Determiner[edit]

(mae) (hanja )

  1. every
    월 첫째주mae wol cheotjjaejuthe first week of every month
Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key) [mɛ̝ː]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR mae
RR (translit.) mae
MC mae
Yale māy
Derived terms[edit]