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Character  무 
Unicode block Hangul Syllables
Codepoint U+BB34
Composition +
Dubeolsik keyboard entry a-n


Etymology 1[edit]


묘 ←

뭐 →


(transliterations: RR mu, RRT , McCune–Reischauer mu, Yale mwu)

  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of and .

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened form of 무우(unstandardized in 1988), From Middle Korean word 무ㅿㅜ(muzu).



무 (mu, "rutabaga")
  1. (Korean cuisine, botany) Korean radish, a variety of daikon.
  2. (Korean cuisine, botany, by extension) Similar root vegetables, including other daikons, rutabagas, swedes, and yellow turnips.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.


(mu) (hanja )

  1. nothing, naught, nil
  2. (Buddhism) neither yes nor no (in response to a koan or a question that mistakenly assumes an affirmative or negative answer)