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See also: 못하다
U+BABB, 못
HANGUL SYLLABLE MOS
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input: a-h-t

[U+BABA]
Hangul Syllables
[U+BABC]

Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of native Korean origin.

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [mo̞t̚]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR mot
RR (translit.) mos
MC mot
Yale mos

Noun[edit]

(mot)

  1. nail, peg, spike
  2. callosity, callus, corn
  3. pond
See also[edit]
  • (neup, “marsh, morass, swamp, bog”)
  • (duk, “dike”)
  • 해자 (垓字, haeja, “moat”)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [mo̞ːt̚]
Phonetic Hangul :
Romanizations
RR mot
RR (translit.) mos
MC mot
Yale mōs

Adverb[edit]

(mot)

  1. cannot
    • 먹는 감 찔러나 본다.
      Mot meogneun gam jjilleona bonda.
      One may be ill-tempered to prick the persimmon that he cannot eat.
Antonyms[edit]
  • (jal, “well”)
Derived terms[edit]

Prefix[edit]

못— (mot-)

  1. cannot; inability
    Used before a 동사 (dongsa, “verb”) to indicate inability.
    • 못하다
      mothada
      cannot do