모두

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Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the Neungeomgyeong eonhae (楞嚴經諺解 / 능엄경언해), 1461, as Middle Korean 모도 (mwotwo).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key)[mo̞du]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? modu
Revised Romanization (translit.)? modu
McCune–Reischauer? modu
Yale Romanization? motwu

Adverb[edit]

모두 (modu)

  1. all, wholly
    • 1813 January 27, [Jane Austen], chapter VI, in Pride and Prejudice: A Novel. In Three Volumes, volume II, London: Printed [by George Sidney] for T[homas] Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, OCLC 38659585, page 49-50:
      “어떻게 생각해? 이것은 굉장한 소식이야. 우리 모두가 좋아하는 어떤 사람에 대한 중요한 소식이라구.”
      “eotteoke saenggakhae? Igeoseun goengjanghan sosigiya. Uri moduga joahaneun eotteon sarame daehan jung-yohan sosigiragu.”
      “What do you think? It is excellent news — capital news — and about a certain person we all like!”
      (translated from the original English)
  2. altogether

Noun[edit]

모두 (modu)

  1. entirety