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U+BA74, 면
HANGUL SYLLABLE MYEON
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input:a-u-s

[U+BA73]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BA75]


멿

메 ←→ 몌

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Korean 면〮 (myén), a Middle Korean innovation equivalent to modern (myeo, while, sequential suffix) + (eun, topic marker), i.e. "as for it being while..." > "if". Never analyzed as such by modern speakers.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?myeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?myeon
McCune–Reischauer?myŏn
Yale Romanization?myen

Suffix[edit]

—(으)면 (-(eu)myeon)

  1. if: suffix for verbs and adjectives indicating conditional conjunctive
    , 어요.
    Geubuni gasimyeon, jeodo gagesseoyo.
    If he goes, I will also go.
Usage notes[edit]
  • This suffix does not cause elision of (l), unlike most suffixes with epenthetic (eu): 울면 (ulmyeon, if one cries), not *우면 (*umyeon).

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 綿.

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?myeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?myeon
McCune–Reischauer?myŏn
Yale Romanization?myen

Noun[edit]

(myeon) (hanja 綿)

  1. cotton (both the fiber and the cloth)
    Hypernym: (cheon)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [mjʌ̹(ː)n]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?myeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?myeon
McCune–Reischauer?myŏn
Yale Romanization?myēn

Noun[edit]

(myeon) (hanja /)

  1. noodles
    Synonym: 국수 (guksu)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from .

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [mjʌ̹(ː)n]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescriptive in Standard Korean, the great majority of speakers (in both Koreas) no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?myeon
Revised Romanization (translit.)?myeon
McCune–Reischauer?myŏn
Yale Romanization?myēn

Noun[edit]

(myeon) (hanja )

  1. side; aspect
    항상 긍정적 보려고 한다.
    Naneun hangsang geungjeongjeogin myeoneul boryeogo handa.
    I always try to look on the positive side.
  2. (government) township
    (Administrative divisions of South Korea) 리(里) (ri), 동(洞) (dong), 면(面) (myeon), 읍(邑) (eup), 구(區) (gu), 군(郡) (gun), 시(市) (si), 도(道) (do)
Derived terms[edit]