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U+BA70, 며
HANGUL SYLLABLE MYEO
Composition: +
Dubeolsik input: a-u

[U+BA6F]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BA71]

Korean[edit]



멿

메 ← → 몌

Etymology 1[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(myeo)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

—며 (-myeo)

  1. enumerates descriptions
    달걀 모양 길게 뾰족하고 둥글 바늘 모양의 톱니가 있다.
    Ipeun dalgyal moyang-imyeo kkeuteun gilge ppyojokhago miteun dunggeulmyeo baneul moyang-ui tomniga itda.
    The leaf is egg-shaped, and its end is long and sharp, and its bottom is round, and is saw-toothed.
    [1]
  2. as, while, at the same time (that)
    그녀는 가쁘게 강변 산책로따라 뛰었다.
    Geunyeoneun sumeul gappeuge swimyeo gangbyeon sanchaengnoreul ttara ttwieotda.
    She ran along the riverside walk while breathing heavily.

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix 며 (myeo) takes the sequential forms, and if the stem ends in (l), it does not drop out.

Synonyms[edit]

  • - (-go)
  • -면서 (-myeonseo, “as, while”)

References[edit]

  1. ^ excerpt from wikipedia:ko:배나무

Etymology 3[edit]

From (이) ((i)-) + (-myeo)

Alternative forms[edit]

Particle[edit]

(myeo)

  1. enumerates items
    오이 부추 갖가지 채소로 김치를 담그는 아낙들의 손길바쁘다.
    Mumyeo oimyeo buchumyeo gatgaji chaesoro gimchireul damgeuneun anakdeurui son-giri bappeuda.
    Women are busy making kimchi from various vegetables such as white radishes, cucumbers, and leeks.

Usage notes[edit]

The particle 며 (myeo) appears after a vowel, while its alternative 이며 (imyeo) appears after a consonant.