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U+B9E8, 맨
HANGUL SYLLABLE MAEN
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input: a-o-s

[U+B9E7]
Hangul Syllables
[U+B9E9]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

First attested in the Sohak eonhae (小學諺解 / 소학언해), 1585, as ᄆᆡᆫ (Yale: moyn).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [mɛ̝ːn]
Phonetic Hangul ::
Romanizations
RR maen
RR (translit.) maen
MC maen
Yale māyn

Determiner[edit]

(maen)

  1. utmost; most
Derived terms[edit]
  • (maenwi, “the very top”)
  • 처음 (maencheo-eum, “the very first, the outset”)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [mɛ̝n]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR maen
RR (translit.) maen
MC maen
Yale mayn

Adverb[edit]

(maen)

  1. just; only

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the Beonyeok nogeoldae (飜譯老乞大 / 번역노걸대), 1517, as ᄆᆡᆫ (Yale: moyn).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [mɛ̝n]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR maen
RR (translit.) maen
MC maen
Yale mayn

Prefix[edit]

(maen)

  1. bare, naked
Derived terms[edit]
  • 맨발 (maenbal, “bare feet”)
  • 맨손 (maenson, “bare hands”)
  • 맨눈 (maennun, “naked eye”)
  • 맨땅 (maenttang, “bare ground”)