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Character  매 
Hangul Syllables U+B9E4
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry a-o

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]




맿

마 ←

먀 →

Syllable[edit]

(transliterations: RR mae, RRT , McCune–Reischauer , Yale may)

  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]

Noun[edit]

(mae)

  1. hawk
  2. specifically the peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus

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) (hangeul -매)

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

Etymology 5[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Determiner[edit]

(mae) (hanja )

  1. every
    매 월 첫째주 (Mae wol cheotjjae ju)
    The first week of every month
Pronunciation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]