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U+BA85, 명
HANGUL SYLLABLE MYEONG
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[U+BA84]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BA86]


멿

메 ←→ 몌

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading 며ᇰ (Yale: myèng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?myeong
Revised Romanization (translit.)?myeong
McCune–Reischauer?myŏng
Yale Romanization?myeng

Noun[edit]

(myeong) (hanja )

  1. (formal, written) name
    Synonym: 이름 (ireum)

Counter[edit]

(myeong) (hanja )

  1. Counter for people
    다섯 이 서 있습니다.Daseot myeong-i seo itseumnida.There are five people standing.

Prefix[edit]

명— (myeong-) (hanja )

  1. famous; great; noted
    배우 (俳優)a famous actor
    탐정 (探偵)a great detective

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading 며ᇰ〯 (Yale: myěng).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [mjɘ(ː)ŋ]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)]
    • Though still prescribed in Standard Korean, most speakers in both Koreas no longer distinguish vowel length.
Romanizations
Revised Romanization?myeong
Revised Romanization (translit.)?myeong
McCune–Reischauer?myŏng
Yale Romanization?myēng

Noun[edit]

(myeong) (hanja )

  1. command; order
    Synonym: 명령(命令) (myeongnyeong)
  2. life; one's existence
    Synonym: 목숨 (moksum)
  3. fate; destiny
    Synonym: 운명(運命) (unmyeong)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from , from the Middle Korean reading 며ᇰ (Yale: myèng).

Pronunciation[edit]

Romanizations
Revised Romanization?Myeong
Revised Romanization (translit.)?Myeong
McCune–Reischauer?Myŏng
Yale Romanization?myeng

Proper noun[edit]

(Myeong) (hanja )

  1. the Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
    Synonym: 명(明)나라 (myeongnara)
  2. a surname
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.

Syllable[edit]

(myeong)

Extended content
  1. : name; famous
    (eumhun reading: 이름 (ireum myeong))
    (MC reading: (MC mjieng))
  2. : life
    (eumhun reading: 목숨 (moksum myeong))
    (MC reading: (MC mjaengH))
  3. : bright
    (eumhun reading: 밝을 (balgeul myeong))
    (MC reading: (MC mjaeng))
  4. : cry of bird or animal; make sound
    (eumhun reading: (ul myeong))
    (MC reading: (MC mjaeng))
  5. : inscribe, engrave; unforgettably
    (eumhun reading: 새길 (saegil myeong))
    (MC reading: (MC meng))
  6. : dark, gloomy, night; deep
    (eumhun reading: 어두울 (eoduul myeong))
    (MC reading: (MC meng))
  7. :
    (MC reading: (MC meng|mengX))
  8. :
    (MC reading: (MC meng|mengH))
  9. :
    (MC reading: )
  10. : dish
    (eumhun reading: 그릇 (geureut myeong))
    (MC reading: (MC mjaengX))
  11. :
    (MC reading: (MC men|meng|menH))
  12. :
    (MC reading: (MC mengX))
  13. :
    (MC reading: (MC meng|mek))
  14. :
    (MC reading: (MC meng))
  15. :
    (MC reading: (MC mengX))
  16. :
    (MC reading: (MC mjiengX))
  17. :
    (MC reading: (MC mjieng))
  18. :
    (MC reading: )
  19. :
    (MC reading: (MC mjaeng))